Henry T. Morrissette


Phone: 251-694-6364
Fax: 251-544-1625

Office: Mobile

Areas of Practice:
Aviation and Aerospace
Business Litigation/Commercial Litigation
Class Actions
Health Care
Life, Health and Disability
Product Liability

Admitted In:
Alabama State Bar, 1991
United States Supreme Court, 2002
United States Courts of Appeals:
11th Circuit, 1992
United States District Courts: Southern District of Alabama, 1991
Middle District of Alabama, 1992
Northern District of Alabama, 1992

J.D., University of Alabama Law School, 1991
• Alabama Law Review
• Trial Advocacy Competition Team
• Dean M. Leight Harrison Award
• Hugo Black Scholar
• Order of Coif
B.A., Vanderbilt University, cum laude, 1988

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Civic and Professional Affiliations Publications and Speeches
Representative Cases

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Henry T. Morrissette

Biographical Information

Henry T. Morrissette is a strong and creative advocate for clients in state and federal courts throughout Alabama. He has more than 27 years of experience successfully representing corporate and individual clients in business and insurance disputes and defending businesses and insurance companies in life, health, and disability insurance; ERISA; employee benefits; fraud and bad faith; product liability; and class action cases. Henry serves as Chair of the firm’s Personal Injury, Insurance and Employment Practice Group. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and was named Best Lawyers 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Law for Mobile, Alabama. Henry has also been selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Henry is very active in civil defense trial lawyer organizations. He is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). Most recently, Henry served as Co-Editor of the Third Edition of the Defense Counsel Training Manual published by the IADC. Henry is past Chair of the IADC Trial Techniques and Tactics Committee. He served on the faculty of the 2012 IADC Trial Academy at Stanford Law School. Henry also served as 2010 General Convention Chair and as Program Chair for the 2011 IADC Annual meeting. He served as Alabama State Representative (2002-2005) for the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and is active on the Life, Health & Disability Committee of the DRI. Henry served as President of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association in 2001.

Henry is actively involved in the Mobile community. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and is currently Vice Chair for Economic Development. Henry served as the Co-Chair of the Mobile Connect Program for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. Henry served as President of the Mobile Arts Council in 2012. He also volunteers his time with the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program. Henry and his wife, Beth, live near Downtown Mobile with their children Elizabeth and Henry. They enjoy the rich cultural and entertainment opportunities in the downtown area and work within that community to help preserve Mobile’s beautiful architectural history and support the continued revitalization of Downtown Mobile.


Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2013, Insurance Law, Mobile
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™
Best Lawyers In America©, Insurance Law
Mid-South Super Lawyers