SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 6, 2018) – San Antonio personal injury attorney Thomas J. Henry has been recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction. To even be considered as a candidate, lawyers must undergo review by the Lawyers of Distinction Selection Committee who analyze the attorneys work, experience, and abilities based on twelve independent criteria. The committee then conducts an in-depth ethics review and background check before the attorney is considered for final selection.
Among the criteria considered by the Selection Committee when reviewing Thomas J. Henry as a lawyer of distinction were:
- Case results
- Verdicts and settlements
- Honors and awards
- Special certifications
- Google reviews
- Representative cases
- AVVO reviews
- Professional activities
- Legal experience
- Community service
- Educational background
- Lectures, writings, and publications
This is one of several accolades awarded to Thomas J. Henry in 2018. In September, Thomas J. Henry was named one of the Best Personal Injury Attorneys of 2018 by Newsweek.com and was recognized as one of San Antonio’s Top Personal Injury Plaintiff Lawyers by San Antonio Scene. In August, Thomas J. Henry was recognized by Top Verdict for achieving a Top 10 Verdict of 2017 and two Top 50 Verdicts of 2017 (awarded in 2017 to Thomas J. Henry by Top Verdict). In July, Thomas J. Henry was named San Antonio’s “Best Attorney of 2018” by the San Antonio Current.
In 2016, Thomas J. Henry was featured in Forbes Magazine where he was designated a “Texas leader in Law.” The profile noted Mr. Henry’s ability to secure substantial verdicts and settlements for his clients, his positive reputation among professional peers, and his dedication to philanthropy at the local, national, and global levels. That same year, Thomas J. Henry was featured in Legal Leaders’ Texas’ Top Rated Lawyer guide and received the Litigator Award for extraordinary achievements in the fields of auto accident, catastrophic injury, personal injury, and negligent security litigation.
Thomas J. Henry is also a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum – the latter of which is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States with less than 1% of U.S. lawyers listed as members. Mr. Henry has also been declared a Lifetime Charter member of Rue Ratings’ “Best Attorneys in America.”
Beyond his work as an attorney, Thomas J. Henry has built a reputation as a philanthropist.
Thomas J. Henry is a loyal contributor to a number of causes, including the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, and the Special Olympics. Throughout the year, he sponsors youth basketball camps put on by NBA stars, including former Spurs players Danny Green and Tony Parker, giving deserving kids a chance to improve their skills and learn from the best.
Every October, the firm hosts “Bark in the Park,” a community event that raises thousands of dollars for local pet charities. Each November, the Thomas J. Henry Turkey Giveaway provides Thanksgiving turkeys to thousands of families in Texas. For two decades, Thomas J. Henry has helped families in need, the sick, the poor, and the disabled have Thanksgiving dinner.