Jonathan A. Henry - McDermott Will & Emery


Jonathan (Jon) Henry focuses his practice on litigation and represents clients in high-stakes complex civil litigation, government investigations, and enforcement proceedings as well as high exposure product liability cases. Jon has deep experience representing accounting firms and their professionals in matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, US Department of Justice, bankruptcy trustees, and state agencies, as well as in parallel civil litigation. He has also successfully defended clients in the oil and gas, consumer products, and financial services industries.

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  • Defended a Big Four accounting firm against a $1.2 billion malpractice lawsuit brought by the Florida Department of Financial Services as the receiver of three Florida insurance companies*
  • Served as second chair trial counsel on behalf of a consumer products manufacturer in several multi-week product liability cases in the State of Florida*
  • Served as first chair trial attorney in several cases stemming from the Equifax data breach*

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  • The Best Lawers: Ones to Watch in America, Commercial Litigation, 2024
  • District of Columbia Courts, Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2023


University of Virginia, JD, 2010
University of Virginia, BA, with distinction, 2007

District of Columbia

US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
US District Court for the Western District of Virginia