Profile

Elise M. Henry is an associate in the commercial and business litigation and transactional practices. Elise brings an ability to navigate complex challenges to her approach in resolving her client’s issues.

Elise has experience working in the judicial system in several capacities. She was a judicial intern for the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, where she recommended motion resolutions and assisted in drafting bench memoranda and orders. As an intern for the Special Victims Unit in the Office of the State’s attorney for Baltimore City, she researched evidentiary issues in active cases, helped with trial preparations, drafted motions, and made recommendations to the division head regarding pending cases. She was also a mediator for the University of Maryland School of Law Mediation Clinic in Baltimore, MD, where she conducted pretrial and day of trial mediations of Baltimore City District Court cases.

Elise has edited and published several legal articles. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, where she received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for both Family Law and Environmental Law Seminar: Federal Commercial Chemical Regulation. She also received a Certificate in Environmental Law.

Professional Activities

  • Member, New Orleans Commercial Real Estate Women
  • Member, New Orleans Bar Association Real Property Committee
  • Member, Jefferson Bar Association

Recognition

  • Honoree, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards – Family Law (2013); Environmental Law Seminar: Federal Commercial Chemical Regulation (2013)
  • Recipient, Leadership Scholarship
  • University of Maryland Carey School of Law – Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • University of Miami – Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Publications

  • BPA-Free: Pitfalls of the Consumer Driven Change Model, ABA Env’t Energy, & Resources L. (May 2013)
  • Response to the Changing Perspectives of the U.S. and Japanese Nuclear Energy Policies in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, 30 Pace ENTVL. L. REV. 291 (2012)
  • Senior Articles Editor, University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

Civic and Community

  • Member, Habitat Young Professionals Group of New Orleans Habitat for Humanity

Special Experience

  • Certificate in Environmental Law
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Eldon E. Fallon, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans

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