John A. Henig, Jr.

John A.
Henig, Jr.

Phone: 334-834-1180
Fax: 334-834-3172

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  • B.B.A., Auburn University (1972)
  • J.D., Jones School of Law (1975)

Practice Areas

Associations & Community Involvement

  • Baptist Health, Inc. (Chairman of the Board)
  • UAB Healthcare Authority for Baptist Health (Chairman of the Board)
  • Alabama Law Foundation
  • Central Alabama Community Foundation Board

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2020 Best Family Law
  • Best Lawyers 2019 Best Family Law
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2019 - Top 1%
  • America's Top 100 Bet-The-Company Litigators, 2019
  • Judicial AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (2018)
  • Best Lawyers 2017 Best Family Law
  • Best Lawyers 2016 Montgomery Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Best Lawyers 2013 Montgomery Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2017 - Top 1%
  • Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation
  • AV Rated in Martindale-Hubbell (1988-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation and Family Law, 1996-present)
  • Top Lawyers in Alabama (Commercial Litigation and Domestic Relations)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • LegalForce Best Lawyer
  • Princeton Premier Honors Edition Registry
  • Princeton Premier Business Leaders and Professionals, Honors Edition
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Continental Who's Who
  • Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals
  • Strathmore's Who's Who
  • Legal News Top Attorneys in the Nation

Attorney Profile

John Henig has extensive experience in business and commercial litigation, including consumer fraud and class action litigation. John Henig's trial work has taken him to virtually every county in the state of Alabama. John has also done extensive work in the domestic relation and family law courts throughout the state of Alabama.

John is also very involved in community activities and serves as Chairman of the Baptist Health Care Board of Directors and chairman of the Healthcare Authority for Baptist Health, an affiliate of the UAB health system. John has served on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, the Central Alabama Community Foundation, Jimmy Hitchcock selection committee for more than 20 years, and a board member of the Southeast Montgomery YMCA. John is the current President of the Montgomery Country Club.


John and his wife Diane have been married for 47 years and are the parents of two sons and a daughter. They are also the proud grandparents of eight.

Recent News

John Henig received Judicial AV Preeminent Rating and 2019 Best Lawyers in Americal in Family Law

John Henig recognized in 2018 Best Lawyers in America

John Henig selected as 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers

John Henig successfully defends two sitting judges before the Judicial Inquiry Commission

Shannon Holliday and John Henig successfully defend sitting judge

Copeland Franco partners recognized as Best Lawyers

John Henig and Ashley Penhale prevail on issue of first impression in domestic relations case

John Henig Named Best Lawyers "2013 Lawyer of the Year"

John Henig Obtains $2 Million Judgment on Counterclaim

Copeland Franco attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers

Copeland Franco attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers