Brad Henry’s practice is devoted to federal criminal defense and appeals. Mr. Henry focuses on complex criminal conspiracies and white collar criminal defense matters. He has represented clients in cases involving alleged wire, mail, bank, tax, mortgage, healthcare and securities fraud, tax evasion, RICO violations, aggravated identity theft, and wiretapping. Mr. Henry has also represented company presidents and CEOs, healthcare professionals, and other various corporate professionals.
In his criminal defense practice, Brad represents individuals at both the trial and appellate levels. His practice focuses on complex federal cases and includes state court matters in Knoxville and surrounding areas. Brad has represented individuals from all walks of life, including college students, nurses, and other professionals. Brad is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association, and Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Brad has been appointed the Criminal Justice Act panel for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Knoxville, Greeneville and Chattanooga Divisions), as well as the Fourth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He has briefed cases in the Tennessee Supreme Court and argued before the Tennessee Court of Appeals and Court of Criminal Appeals. Additionally, Mr. Henry has briefed and argued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio and has briefed cases for the United States Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Henry successfully represented an individual in charges resulting from the largest cash seizure in the southern United States in history. He was able to negotiate a favorable plea, and avoid additional charges from other districts for other known criminal activity.
Mr. Henry was a member of the team who represented a regional executive of a national organization in criminal RICO charges. After significant litigation, including an interlocutory appeal on bail issues, the legal team successfully negotiated a significantly reduced plea agreement.
Mr. Henry has significant experience in sentencing litigation. He has successfully handled sentencing and appeal proceedings for many clients—some of whom sought him out to replace the lawyers hired for trial. Mr. Henry has obtained below guideline sentences in more than 50 percent of his cases that have proceeded to sentencing.
Mr. Henry has litigated appellate issues in federal circuit courts around the country, and he has briefed and argued issues in the Fourth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeal. Mr. Henry has also submitted applications for permission to appeal to the United States Supreme Court and State courts.
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute methcathinone facing four years and nine months in prison
Charge: Bank fraud facing up to 20 years in prison
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone facing a minimum of 10 years to a maximum of life in prison
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine facing a minimum of 10 years to a maximum of life in prison
Charge: Witness Tampering facing a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 17 years and six months in prison
Result: Sentence reduced to six years and six months in prison
Charge: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine
Result: Sentence reduced from mandatory 20-year minimum to 10 years in prison
Charge: Hobbs Act Robbery and related firearms offense
Result: Case dismissed and client plead to non-violent witness tampering
Breeding & Lodato, LLC, Senior Associate
Law Office of A. Philip Lomonaco, Associate
Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
Honors: Dean’s List
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Major: Criminal Justice
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Tennessee Bar Association
Knoxville Bar Association
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Criminal Justice Act Panel (Eastern District of Tennessee)
Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Fourth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal
New York, 2012
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2007
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2012
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2012
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2012
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2009
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2010