Judy Simmons Henry

Judy Simmons Henry


Wright Lindsey Jennings

Recognized since 2005

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Judy Simmons Henry has been engaged in an active business litigation practice for 27 years and serves in management of the firm as its business litigation chair. Her practice centers on complex litigation including fiduciary and trust matters, bankruptcy, banking and class action litigation. Henry is a National Football League Players Association Certified Contract Advisor and is the firm's Sports Law Group leader.

Henry’s recent experience includes:

  • Lead local counsel for national shoe companies in multiple class action cases.
  • Lead counsel for five class action cases involving a variety of issues including mortgage servicing, lender changes and recording fees.
  • Lead local counsel for national bank in defeating class certification in alleged wrongful bank deposit account charges.
  • Lead counsel for national and local banks in variety of plaintiff cases and defensive high-stakes litigation in state and federal courts.
  • Lead counsel for dozens of commercial and residential foreclosure actions in state and federal courts, many involving class action and successful defense of lender liability claims.
  • Lead counsel for national trust companies in successfully defending breach of fiduciary duty claims in state and federal courts.
  • Counsel for state’s largest healthcare provider in successfully defending antitrust claims at federal, circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Lead counsel for numerous state business entities in general business issues, contract negotiations and collection actions.
  • Negotiated offensive and defensive NFL player contracts since 2011.

    Before joining the firm, Henry served as an intern to United States Senator David Pryor in Washington, D.C. (1982) and as a Law Clerk in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western District of Arkansas for Judge James G. Mixon (1985-88)

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Location
  • 200 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 2300
    Little Rock, AR 72201
Languages
  • English
Education
  • University of Arkansas, J.D., graduated 1984
Bar Admissions
  • Arkansas, 1984
Affiliations
  • NFLPA - NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor
Federal Clerkships
  • United States Bankruptcy Court

Wright Lindsey Jennings
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas

47 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
Special Focus:
  • Banking
  • Chapter 12
  • Commercial
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Litigation
  • Workouts and Restructurings

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