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Robert A. Henry

Robert A. Henry

Partner| Phoenix


Bob Henry's practice is concentrated in civil litigation and general legal counsel regarding business operations, with a focus on and particular experience with matters or issues arising out of commercial and real estate transactions, contracts, and relationships. He has experience in both state and federal trial courts and in various alternative dispute resolution forums (including as a mediator). Bob represents regional and national corporations, Arizona-based businesses, and individuals.

Bob serves as co-chair of Snell & Wilmer's Real Estate Litigation and Eminent Domain/Condemnation practice groups.

Bob Henry's practice is concentrated in civil litigation and general legal counsel regarding business operations, with a focus on and particular experience with matters or issues arising out of commercial and real estate transactions, contracts, and relationships. He has experience in both state and federal trial courts and in various alternative dispute resolution forums. Bob represents regional and national corporations, Arizona-based businesses, and individuals.

Bob serves as Co-Chair of Snell & Wilmer's Real Estate Litigation and Eminent Domain/ Condemnation practice groups. His real estate litigation experience includes representing individuals and businesses in disputes or matters arising out of all aspects of real estate ownership (commercial and residential), including purchase and sale agreements, lease transactions, development agreements, association agreements, tenancy-in-common agreements, real estate financing agreements, property management, receiverships, partitions, condemnation/eminent domain, liens, foreclosure/trustee's sales, boundary matters, adverse possession, evictions, 1031 exchanges, easements, escrow/title company matters, title insurance, brokerage matters, and regulatory matters. Bob also serves as a mediator for real estate disputes.

  • University of Michigan School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1993)
    • Associate Editor, Michigan Law Review (1992-1993)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., English, with honors, 1990)
  • American Bar Association
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
    • Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Litigation (2014)
    • Adjunct Professor, Claims Against Governmental Entities (2013)
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Superior Court, Maricopa County, Arizona (2007-2009)
  • Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court (2004, 2005)
  • Snell & Wilmer Hiring Committee, Co-Chair (2005-2008)
  • "Emerging Trends in Claims Arising from Business and Real Estate Appraisals," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer CLE Presentation (Summer 2014)
  • "Real Estate Litigation/Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues," Speaker, Arizona State University - Masters in Real Estate Development Program (April 2012, April 2013, April 2014)
  • "Real Property Management and Leasing in the Wake of the Trustee's Sale," Speaker, Maricopa County Bar Association (February 2012)
  • "Foreclosure Issues in Commercial Lease Relationships, Speaker," Maricopa County Bar Association (February 2011)
  • "Landlord-Tenant Disputes (Commercial & Residential)," Speaker, Maricopa County Bar Association (February 2010)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Litigation (2012-2018)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Business/Corporate (2012); Civil Litigation Defense (2013-2015, 2017-2018)
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Board of Directors
    • Real Estate and Community Development Subcommittee, Chair
  • CEFPI Foundation & Charitable Trusts, Board of Trustees (2006-2009)
  • Valley Leadership, Class XXII
  • Junior Achievement
  • Arizona Supreme Court, Judicial Clerk to Vice Chief Justice James Moeller (1993-1994)
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit