CLEVELAND, OH -- McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Henderson to the firm’s Creditors’ Rights, Financial Restructuring, and Bankruptcy team within the Financial Services Litigation practice. With over 35 years of experience in bankruptcy law in private practice and with PNC Bank, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and a distinct, holistic approach to solving bankruptcy problems for the firm’s clients. Tom is one of the 50 new attorneys McGlinchey welcomed in 2023, as part of its focused recruitment initiative aimed at expanding its nationally recognized team.Tom Henderson

“Every conversation I had with McGlinchey attorneys confirmed this was the best next stop in the journey of my evolving practice,” Tom said. “I am glad to join such a powerhouse of nationally recognized attorneys counseling the financial services industry.”

Tom joins McGlinchey with significant in-house legal counsel experience, having worked most recently at PNC Bank. He primarily focuses on consumer bankruptcy, serving the sophisticated legal and compliance needs of banks, servicers, investors, and secured creditors. His private practice experience involved the financial services industry, where he handled consumer bankruptcies, foreclosures, consumer finance litigation, and appeals. This diverse background enables him to adeptly navigate complex cases and deliver comprehensive solutions. Licensed in Ohio, Tom is affiliated with McGlinchey’s Cleveland office.

"Adding Tom to our team enhances the top-tier legal services our team provides,” said Shaun Ramey, Chair of McGlinchey’s Financial Services Litigation Group. “His unique perspective, shaped by representing creditors, debtors, and trustees as both in-house and outside counsel, aligns well with our mission to offer clients practical, forward-thinking solutions."


In his role at PNC Bank, Tom worked closely with leadership to steer significant enhancements in consumer bankruptcy practices and adeptly navigating complex regulatory landscapes. His skill in leveraging value from difficult situations sets him apart and underscores his commitment to advancing institutional operations with a strong understanding of the client’s needs.

"We are excited to have Tom join our team," said Kelly Lipinski, Managing Member of McGlinchey’s Cleveland office. "His extensive, varied experience in bankruptcy and consumer finance law, coupled with his ability to turn challenging situations into opportunities, makes him an invaluable asset not only to our team in Ohio but also to our clients nationwide."

Tom Henderson's arrival marks a significant addition to McGlinchey’s growing team, further strengthening the firm's national reputation for excellence in financial services litigation.

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