Henry E. Floyd, Jr. is an experienced litigator and sought-after general counsel to numerous organizations, government officials and political candidates. He is the Co-Founder of PowerHouse, LLP, a compliance and client management company with in-house counsel that reviews and negotiates contracts and counsels clients on all business-related matters and ensures compliance on all levels.
He is a civil rights and human rights attorney who advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion, raising thousands of dollars for scholarships and cultivating employment opportunities for minority law students, and fights to provide access to justice for members of disenfranchised communities. He has moderated national discussions and testified before congressional and governmental bodies on issues of voting rights restoration, racial equity, and criminal justice reform.
Henry currently serves in numerous leadership positions, including Past President of the Washington Bar Association, Inc., as Vice President and Co-Chair of the Judicial Nominations Committee for the Washington Council of Lawyers, and is the Immediate Past Vice President for the National Bar Association. Appointed by the Chief Judge of the D.C. Superior Court, he also serves as a member of its Advisory Merit Selection Panel that assists the Board of Judges in identifying and recommending persons who are best qualified to fill Magistrate Judge vacancies for a four-year term with a possible reappointment to another four-year term.
As a result of his advocacy and community work, he has received numerous awards, including the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Junius W. Williams Young Lawyer of the Year Award; the National Bar Association’s Top 40 Under 40: Nation’s Best Advocates Award; the National Bar Association’s President’s Award for four consecutive years (2020-2023); the Washington Bar Association’s Lawyer of the Year Award; the National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 Award; and the Daily Record’s Leadership in Law: Generation J.D. Award and its VIP List: Successful by 40 Award, just to name a few.
Henry received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.