- Products Liability
|University ||Northeast Louisiana University, B.S., 1987|
|Law School||South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1995|
|Admitted||1995, Texas; 2003, Arkansas; Louisiana|
Leslie Henry joined Adams and Reese in 2008 and leads growth for the firm in toxic tort counsel in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Since joining the firm, Leslie has actively introduced her clients to other practice areas and attorneys as well as made herself available for existing clients to support other practice areas.
With more than a decade of legal and litigation experience, Leslie strives to stay on top of the latest developments in premises liability, products liability, and environmental and toxic tort. Understanding how they relate to other practice areas supports her ability to build client relationships and resolve disputes quickly and cost effectively. Leslie serves as national counsel for a petrochemical client and handles it's docket nationwide in toxic tort litigation matters.
Her other significant contributions include:
· Serving as an Assistant Adjunct Professor to Judge Lamar McCorkle at South Texas College of Law.
· Serving as a Briefing Attorney in the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston prior to entering private practice.
· Serving as the Law Clerk and Paralegal Coordinator for the 133rd Civil District Court in Houston.
· Active involvement in several nonprofit and charitable organizations and events in Houston and New Orleans, including Dress for Success, Girls First, Woman's Texas Golf Association and the Texas Tennis Association.
In addition to her legal career, Leslie is a competitive golf and tennis player and has received countless titles and awards, including Arkansas Athlete of the Year. She admires her father, who taught her a strong work ethic and New Orleans restaurateur Ella Brennan for her family-focused career.
She enjoys being outdoors and playing her favorite sports while being with family and friends.
Professional Memberships / Affiliations
Houston Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Dress for Success "A Night Out" Event
(Also at Houston, Texas Office)
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