Eric Henry is a consultant with Triad and Managing Partner of CMPartners, LLC. Mr. Henry conducts workshops on negotiation strategy and joint problem solving, and communications mastery, and acts as an advisor to one or several parties to a negotiation or dispute. Eric has worked in a wide variety of settings throughout North America, the Middle East and Asia in both the private and public sectors. In the private sector, Eric has worked with a broad range of Fortune 100 global companies in the financial services, professional services manufacturing, and consumer products industries. He has conducted workshops for both private and public sector clients in association with the National University of Singapore and The American University in Beirut. Mr. Henry is also a Scholar in Residence and Guest Lecturer at the graduate School of International and Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C. He focuses his public sector work on negotiation and conflict management efforts in Nepal where he is working to encourage a peaceful resolution to the current civil war between Maoist guerillas and the Nepalese monarchy.
Prior to his negotiation consulting work, Eric was a practicing attorney, first serving as law clerk for United States District Court Judge Charles P. Sifton in 1984-85. From 1985-1988, he was an attorney with the firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York and Washington, D.C. specializing in first amendment/free speech, media and commercial litigation.
From 1988-1999, Eric co-founded and was president of Logotel, Inc., a licensing and merchandising company (imprinted apparel including t-shirts, sweatshirts, polo shirts) for the nation‘s leading cartoonists including Gary Larson/”The Far Side,” Charles Schulz/”Peanuts,” and Jim Davis/”Garfield” and top entertainment properties including such diverse television successes as “South Park,” “Nightline,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “The Twilight Zone” and “The Three Stooges.” In this role, Eric negotiated all licensing agreements, designed and developed products, and was a senior executive salesperson for major accounts.
Eric received his BA from Brown University (1979) and his JD from the New York University School of Law (1984), where he was awarded the Lewis J. Powell, Jr. Medal for Excellence in Advocacy. He lives in Kensington, Maryland.