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Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium

July 26-27, 1999
Montreal, Canada

Speaker Biography

Henry L. Judy

Of Counsel
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 Association.

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.


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