CowanGates | Attorney | Henry Jones

W. Henry M. Jones


Henry is a trial lawyer and has been with CowanGates since graduating from the University of Richmond School of Law. His practice focuses on civil trial work, including: personal injury, eminent domain, real estate litigation, contract litigation, business litigation, and collections. He has successfully acted as both lead and co-counsel for jury trials in Circuit Court and bench trials in General District Court. Henry enjoys the different challenges each individual case presents and helping solve his client’s problems in the most cost effective way.

In his personal injury practice, Henry has experience with matters involving: automobile accidents, rear end collisions, truck and tractor trailer accidents, slip-and-fall premise liability, intentional torts (assault and battery), medical malpractice, hunting accidents, pedestrian accidents, and wrongful death. In addition to his trial practice, Henry represents clients in the negotiation and drafting of commercial lease agreements, and regularly assists with matters involving electric utilities, and title insurance defense.

Henry is originally from Ahoskie, a small town in northeastern North Carolina. Henry learned the value of hard work during his summers where he worked in forestry and farming for Michael D. Neal and Associates as the business’s youngest employee. Henry’s father and sister are both practicing attorney’s in North Carolina. In his spare time, Henry enjoys hunting and spending time with friends, family, and his black lab, Leigh.

CowanGates | Attorney | Henry Jones

W. Henry M. Jones


“We cannot say enough about the CowanGates law firm. They are an exceptional group of attorneys that are committed to getting the best results for their clients. Attorney Henry Jones, with his passion and commitment for justice, literally made the impossible possible. Their main goal is to get justice for their clients and I would definitely use, or recommend them, to anyone who needs legal services.”

Personal Injury Client
CowanGates | Attorney | Henry Jones

W. Henry M. Jones

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Collections
  • Contract Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Electric Utilities
  • Eminent Domain
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Title Insurance Defense
  • Traffic Infractions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Virginia

  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude; Order of the Coif

Hampden-Sydney College, Farmville, Virginia
B.A., Government

  • Honors: Cum Laude

Recipient of a 2021 Best Lawyers in America©: Ones To Watch award in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

CowanGates | Awards and Recognition | Henry Jones | Best Lawyers Ones to Watch

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chesterfield Bar Association
  • Chinquapin Hunt Club, Harrellsville, North Carolina
  • Christchurch School Alumni Council, Secretary
  • Christchurch School Class Agent
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Hampden-Sydney College Bar Association, Member Planning Committee