Henry W. Clark
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning...
  • Massachusetts
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Henry W. Clark joined the law firm of Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry in March of 1996. A partner in the firm, Mr. Clark focuses his practice on the representation of not-for-profit education and human service corporations and families of individuals with disabilities.

Mr. Clark handles matters such as discrimination and employment issues, rate setting appeals, institutional child abuse investigations, regulatory compliance hearings, and licensing and approval negotiations with state agencies. Mr. Clark also represents clients in matters involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, and at Probate hearings concerning individuals with disabilities and, for petitions to administer psychotropic medication.

In addition, Mr. Clark works with clients seeking access to services for disabled adults, and in legal challenges to statutory provisions limiting resources for service provision to disabled individuals. He also represents families regarding attaining adult services, and estate planning including Special Needs Trusts.

Mr. Clark has advised numerous organizations providing special education and human services in Massachusetts and the Northeast. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Clark served for thirteen years as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Chapter 766 Approved Private Schools. This organization is comprised of over one hundred licensed private facilities providing services to mentally and physically challenged children in Massachusetts.

Mr. Clark serves on the Board of Directors for numerous human service and educational organizations in Massachusetts. A 1967, phi beta kappa, graduate of Illinois College and a Fulbright Scholar, Mr. Clark graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1971. In 1984, Mr. Clark received his Ph.D. in Ethics from Boston College, and in 1989, graduated cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Education Law
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.
  • English
Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (1989)
Bentley College
Ph.D. (1984)
Harvard University
B.D. (1971)
Illinois College
B.A. (1967)
Articles & Publications
Process, Thought and Justice Ph.D. dissertation
Boston College
Process, Thought and Justice
Chapter in Process Philosophy and Social Thought. John B. Cobb, Jr. and W. Widick Schroeder, Editors.
Parenting a Special Needs Child
Private and Public Concerns Pointer, Volume 25, No. 1
Sterilization of the Mentally Retarded: Personal Suffering and Public Policy
Massachusetts Comm. on Christian Unity
Social Media
Contact & Map
Cambridge, MA, USA