- Name: Linda Henry
- Department: Deputy Counsel
- Phone: 404.525.3229
- Email: moc/puorgwalkcirtap]ta[yrnehl
Deputy Counsel and Vice President of Operations
Boston University, J.D. (2000)
B.A. in Political Science (1995)
Linda Henry is Deputy Counsel and Vice President of Operations at Patrick Law Group, and has over 16 years of experience as a corporate and commercial contracting attorney. Ms. Henry has extensive experience managing and negotiating a wide range of commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements for clients of all sizes. Her practice focuses on technology transactions and technology‑focused commercial agreements, including SaaS agreements on behalf of both vendors and customers of subscription-based cloud solutions, software licensing agreements, maintenance and service level agreements, software and mobile application development agreements and end user license agreements. She also has substantial experience in negotiating and drafting supply and distribution agreements, vendor, supplier and customer agreements, online terms and conditions, wholesale and reseller agreements and independent contractor agreements. Recent transactions include: representing a communications company in a strategic alliance with a cloud service marketplace company; representing a hospital system in connection with a Development and Licensing Agreement for a mobile application to provide indoor positioning and wayfinding (location) platform; and representing a broadband company in connection with a Marketplace as a Service Agreement for the development, hosting and management of cloud based on-line market place and hosting platform.
Ms. Henry has also handled other matters of general corporate law, including non‑disclosure arrangements, termination and release agreements and settlement agreements. Her mix of big ﬁrm and in‑house experience gives her a unique ability to understand and identify signiﬁcant business issues and evaluate risk, all with an eye to maintaining the practicality and eﬃcient operation of the business.
Prior to joining Patrick Law Group, she was Senior Counsel at Premiere Global Services, Inc. (PGi), a publicly traded global provider of conferencing and collaboration services. Among her many transactions at PGi, Ms. Henry negotiated customer, wholesale, supplier and strategic alliance agreements associated with virtual meeting products and services. Her responsibilities at PGi included serving as the legal point of contact for the North American sales force, training and managing the Contracts Group, and advising the products and pricing teams on business and legal issues in connection with new and existing products and services.
She also previously practiced with Am Law 100 law ﬁrms in New York, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. While in private practice, Ms. Henry served as the lead associate on cross‑border leveraged lease ﬁnancings of municipal infrastructure assets, covering a variety of transportation equipment and facilities, including rolling stock and qualiﬁed technological equipment. Ms. Henry also served as the lead associate on a variety of structured ﬁnance transactions, including the representation of underwriters and issuers in collateralized debt obligation transactions and other asset securitization transactions.
Ms. Henry is an active volunteer attorney with the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, and has previously provided pro bono representation to political asylum applicants. She recently served on the board of Georgia Avenue Community Ministry, and is a member of Georgia Association of Women Lawyers and Women in Cable Telecommunications.
Presentations and Articles
- Speaker, Master Services Agreement‑an Overview of Key Considerations in Drafting Statements of Work (Internal Presentation and Training for Corporate Utility Company), October 2013, January 2016
- Speaker, Key Considerations When Drafting Mobile Application Development Agreement (National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms), September 2013
- Speaker, Negotiation Cloud Technology Agreements (National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms), September 2014
- Speaker, Negotiating and Drafting Statements of Work (Internal Presentation and Training for Merchant Processing Company)