Trial Lawyer Claire Abernathy Henry Earns Top Plaintiffs Lawyers Recognition

LONGVIEW, Texas – Trial Lawyer Claire Abernathy Henry has earned placement on the 2023 edition of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers for her expertise in commercial and antitrust litigation. 

With vast experience in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, Ms. Henry has represented plaintiffs and defendants in commercial disputes, False Claims Act cases, anti-trust litigation, class actions as well as high-stakes patent litigation. 

Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers honorees are selected through independent journalistic research combined with vetting from experts. The publication’s editorial staff researches top verdicts and settlements involving financial claims and conducts interviews with other respected attorneys from across the United States. The esteemed legal guide recognizes plaintiffs’ lawyers in antitrust, whistleblower, securities fraud, data privacy, corporate governance, fiduciary litigation, and consumer fraud.  

No stranger to accolades, Ms. Henry has also been recognized by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers and the prestigious Best Lawyers in America listings over the last three consecutive years. 

Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has tried more than 350 cases to verdict, earning a national reputation in high-stakes claims involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil and gas matters, bad faith insurance claims and serious personal injury claims. The firm frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before Texas juries. To learn more about the firm, visit