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Henry C. Barnett Jr.


150 South Perry Street (36104)
Post Office Box 2069 (36102)
Montgomery, Alabama

p: (334) 241-8059

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J.D., with distinction, Emory University School of Law, 1974

B.S., The University of Alabama, 1971

Bar Admissions:

Alabama, 1974

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America - Management Employment Law; Management Labor Law; Labor & Employment Litigation

Super Lawyers - Employment & Labor

Order of the Coif

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Henry Barnett was admitted to the Alabama State Bar and joined Capell & Howard, P. C. in 1974 after receiving his bachelor of science degree from the University of Alabama and his juris doctorate degree, With Distinction, from Emory University School of Law. While at Emory, Henry served as Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal and was a member of the Order of the Coif Scholastic Honor Society.

Henry has spent his entire career as a member of Capell & Howard’s litigation section, handling a wide variety of cases for almost forty years. For the past twenty-five¬†years he has concentrated his practice primarily in representing management on issues of employment law. Henry’s proficiency in that field has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. His clients include several of some of Montgomery’s largest private employers.

Outside the practice of law, Henry is an avid outdoorsman, where he enjoys boating and saltwater fishing, and radio-controlled aircraft.

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal

Alabama State Bar Section on Labor and Employment

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Master Bencher, Alva Hugh Maddox Inn of Court

Federal Bar Association

Secretary/Treasurer of School of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama Student Government Association

Society of Pioneers of Montgomery