Henry Paoli is a litigation attorney who practices in the areas of commercial litigation and healthcare litigation, as well as appeals and appellate law. In addition to chairing the Firm’s Litigation and Appellate Law sections, Henry is also a construction lawyer with experience in all aspects of construction law.
Henry is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In the entire State of Texas, there are less than 500 attorneys who are board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
In the commercial litigation area, his experience includes the defense and prosecution of breach of contract claims, fraud claims, and business disputes.
In the civil rights area, he has regularly counseled and represented clients in the defense of civil rights claims that are based on 42 U.S.C. §1983.
In the area of appeals, Henry regularly represents clients in appeals that are pending before Texas appellate courts, the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
His appellate experience includes probate appeals, appeals from final judgments, and mandamus proceedings. He has also handled administrative appeals before Texas administrative agencies.
As a member of the firm’s Construction Law practice group, Henry has advised and represented construction companies, contractors, and real estate professionals. He also regularly represents clients in the defense of OSHA citations, filing and enforcing mechanic’s liens, and enforcing claims in connection with payment or performance bonds for construction projects. He has presented numerous seminars to contractors in the construction industry. Henry is an active member of the El Paso Chapter of the Associated General Contractors.
In the insurance area, Henry has regularly worked with and represented clients in personal injury lawsuits, construction defect cases, and health care liability claims.