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WSHB Co-Founder Stephen Henning to Announce the Winner of CLM’s 2020 Outside Counsel Professional of the Year Award

March 10, 2020

WSHB Co-Founder Stephen Henning will take to the stage during the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) Annual Conference during the awards presentation on March 189 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Henning will announce the winner of the highly coveted 2020 Outside Counsel Professional of the Year Award. This national award is the result of an arduous nomination process by the entire membership, the largest professional organization of lawyers, general counsel and claim professionals in the United States.

Mr. Henning, who was the recipient of CLM’s Outside Counsel Professional of the Year Award in 2019, stated “this particular award is driven by truly talented individuals who are navigating some of the most complex legal issues in the nation to resolution. To be included among some of the most talented and respected lawyers in the industry is an honor in and of itself.”

A leader in his legal field, Mr. Henning is a skilled litigator, nationally recognized for results in complex construction, real estate, business and toxic tort litigation. He regularly represents Fortune 500 companies and preeminent members of the business community, including some of the nation’s largest residential and commercial public and private owners, homebuilders, developers, investors, contractors and lenders. Additionally, Mr. Henning has a thriving practice focused on public entities, handling all facets of litigation and risk management pertaining to construction and toxic tort issues.

An AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, for the past ten years Henning has been selected for inclusion as either a “Rising Star” or “Super Lawyer.”
In addition to his extensive legal practice, Mr. Henning regularly gives back to the community by taking on leadership positions in several national and local charities. He chaired the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes, was a founding Board member and past President of the Construction Defect Community Charitable Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association and a local public aid legal organization. He currently also serves as Board Chair for several education based non-profits

The CLM Annual Conference is the premier annual event for professionals in the claims and litigation management industries. The conference is a tremendous mix of interactive educational sessions and fun networking events. Participants can select from more than 100 collaborative educational sessions focused on all facets of the industry. This year’s CLM Annual Conference is being held on March 18-20, 2020 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, Texas.

About Wood Smith Henning & Berman:

WSHB is a full service litigation firm with offices throughout the United States. The firm has tried over 1,000 cases to verdict, and is internationally recognized for its exceptionally high rate of success. Since the firm’s inception in 1997 by trial lawyers David Wood, Kevin Smith, Stephen Henning and Daniel Berman, WSHB has been known as the national “go to” firm for complex civil litigation in professional liability, employment, commercial, medical malpractice and healthcare, construction, environmental, real estate, transportation, subrogation, toxic tort and intellectual property litigation. Additionally, WSHB also regularly handles first and third party coverage issues for the London market. The firm has been named one of the top four law firms in the nation for female lawyers, and one of the top five for diversity. WSHB’s lawyers take pride in each and every case and all ultimate results. Most of all, WSHB is proud of their organic growth which translates into consistent results and handling office to office.

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