Over the past four decades, Henry has earned a reputation as a preeminent trial lawyer in the area of complex medical malpractice. He is known throughout the legal and medical communities for having obtained landmark defense verdicts in significant and challenging cases.
Henry takes pride in combining a thorough understanding of science with empathy for all parties involved. This approach — coupled with an unparalleled track record of success — makes him sought-out for high-profile matters involving nearly every field of medicine. Working within one of the most active trial dockets in the region, Henry has battle-tested skills in case assessment, risk management, negotiation and trial strategy.
His client relationships extend beyond the courtroom; Henry frequently serves as an advisor to insurers, healthcare institutions and individual practitioners, helping them assess potential areas of exposure and develop practical strategies for risk management.
A cofounder of the firm, Henry is passionate about developing the next generation of firm leaders and trial lawyers. He devotes a significant amount of time to mentoring partners and associates on litigation tactics, trial preparation and practice development. Along with his fellow named partners, he is committed to fostering a culture of respect, a standard of excellence, and a spirit of collegiality (along with occasional levity).
Active in the legal community, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Medical Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association. Henry has been recognized by his peers throughout the major industry accolades: He has been recognized by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®, New York Metro from 2009 – 2022; earned an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale Hubbell; and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants from 2011 – 2024.
Honors & Recognitions
Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®
- New York Metro: 2009 – 2023
The Best Lawyers in America®
- Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2011 – 2024
- “Lawyer of the Year,” Long Island, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2021
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®
Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area, 2020, 2019, 2015, 2014, 2009
America's Most Honored Professionals, 2014-2017
- Top 1 percent in 2014 and 2015
- Top 10 percent in 2016
New York's Top Attorneys, 2013
Top Attorneys in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, 2010, 2009
Community & Professional
New York State Bar Association
New York Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Medical Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
- Shaub Ahmuty Citrin & Spratt Attorneys Named to 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists10.10.2023
- Henry Shaub Closed 2018 With His Third Defense Verdict That Year In A Hard Fought New York County Case12.20.2018
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.
- Associate Editor of the Duquesne Law Review
Bucknell University, B.A., International Studies
- New York, 1981