e-mail: Henry Meier
Henry Meier is a senior lawyer, providing counseling for Information Technology, intellectual property, and corporate transactions. He has seasoned transactional experience in negotiating and drafting technology contracts and in developing contract administration best practices.
Henry practices intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets), Internet and telecommunications, and information technology law. He advises computer software and IT businesses in a variety of critical areas. His legal and management consulting practice focuses on providing direct services for clients, negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and managing contracts for equipment, software, Internet, and other related services.
Prior to joining CorpLaw, Henry served as in-house counsel for two area software producers, ICG Commerce, Inc., an Internet-based E-commerce business, and Bell + Howell Postal Systems, Inc., a major government contractor. He was responsible for negotiating and drafting complex IT contracts and generated savings for ICG in excess of $12 million annually.
Previously, Henry was the Director of Legal Services for Sequest Health Care System, Inc. There, he initiated the marketing and licensing effort to acquire IP rights of their clinical record software product.
Before Sequest, Henry was an Associate at the Chicago firm of Schyuler, Roche and Zwirner for 7 years. He worked with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals analyzing state health care, mental health, and hospital laws and regulations for antitrust and patient care implications. Henry began his legal career at the Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Fraud Division in Chicago, where he investigated and mediated consumer fraud complaints.
Henry is a 1971 graduate of Northern Illinois University, where he received a B.S. degree in Finance. In 1977, he was awarded a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School. He returned to The John Marshall Law School in 1999 where he is enrolled in the LL.M. program of the Information Technology and Privacy Law Center. Henry is admitted to practice before the Illinois Bar and U.S. Federal Court, Northern Illinois District.
Henry is an active member of the American and Illinois State Bar Associations, and has served as Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Computer Law Committee. Henry is a frequent lecturer in the Computer Law industry. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Health Information and Management Systems Society, Chicago Software Association, CEO Round Table, and Chicago-land Electronic Commerce initiative.