Henry Mitchell regularly represents clients concerning general corporate, business, and insurance matters, including advice on a broad range of issues from litigation strategy to governmental relations and regulatory compliance. He represents banking and insurance clients as well as domestic companies and foreign-owned companies principally located in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.



  • Best Lawyers®, Corporate Law (1989-2023), 30-year continuous recognition
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers (Business/Corporate)


Wake Forest University, J.D., 1961

Guilford College, A.B., 1957

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  • Past President and Member, Board of Directors of the American Counsel Association
  • Former Vice-President and Member, Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association
  • Founding Director and Chairman Emeritus of Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Co. of North Carolina, 1976-2010
  • Member, Board of Directors of Wachovia Bank, Eastern Region, 1976-2002
  • Chairman, Board of Directors of Wachovia Bank, Eastern Region, 1993-1998
  • Trustee, North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Former Director, North Carolina Chamber 
  • Member, Trustees Council of the N.C. Museum of Art
  • Former Trustee, North Carolina Symphony
  • State Chair, Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
  • Former Deputy General Counsel of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Member of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, 1987-1991
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, Guilford College
  • Former Member, Board of Visitors, Wake Forest University School of Law



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