Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium
July 26-27, 1999
Henry L. Judy
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP
Henry L. Judy is Of Counsel in the Washington D.C. office of
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, a law firm with approximately 470
attorneys and with offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Pittsburgh and
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Miami,
Florida. He joined Kirkpatrick & Lockhart in 1982.
Mr. Judy's practice focuses on financial services institutions and
electronic commerce. He advises with respect to regulatory, legislative,
corporate, securities, transactional, housing finance and technology law
matters, including Y2K issues. He assists in the coordination of the
Washington office's Financial Institutions, Electronic Commerce, and
Technology Practice Groups. He has served on firm committees that oversee
the firm's Internet Website and Intranet and that advise the firm's
management on issues related to the firm's own technology resources. Mr.
Judy is a frequent lecturer and public speaker throughout the United
States on a variety of legal topics.
From 1975 to 1982 he was General Counsel of the Federal Home Loan
Mortgage Corporation. FHLMC is a quasi-public corporation chartered by
the U.S. Government to make a secondary market in residential mortgage
loans and mortgage securities. He was also an Executive Vice President of
Freddie Mac and was a member of Freddie Mac's senior management committee.
He has served as Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel
and Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board The FHLBB
was an independent agency of the U.S. Government that regulated savings
and loan associations, was the operating head of the Federal Savings and
Loan Insurance Corporation, and supervised the Federal Home Loan Bank
System. These functions are now carried on by the Office of Thrift
Supervision, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal
Housing Finance Board, as a result of legislation adopted by the U.S.
Congress in 1989. He has also been a member of the staff of the Trading
and Markets Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mr. Judy is active in the Committee on the Law of Cyberspace of the
Section of Business Law of the American Bar Association. He is a member
of the International Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association of
America. He is a member of the Computer Law Association. He has served
as Co-Chairman of the Committee on Savings and Mortgage Lending
Institutions of the Section on Business Law of the International Bar
Mr. Judy graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. in
1961 with a major in History and minors in languages and philosophy. He
was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for graduate study. He graduated
from Georgetown University Law Center in 1968. He is a member of the
Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. He has done graduate work in
History and Economics at Cornell and George Washington Universities and is
a graduate of the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business
School. Mr. Judy has served as an artillery officer in the U.S. Army and
was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.