Henry Becker is an associate attorney in ScottHulse’s Palo Alto office and practices commercial litigation as well as regulatory investigations and responses.
Becker has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies in complex civil and criminal litigation throughout his career. Additionally, he maintains an extensive pro bono practice. Furthermore, he is also an accomplished published author.
Early Life and Education
Henry Becker was born in El Paso, Texas in 1935. A dedicated husband, father and grandfather, Henry enjoyed gardening, splitting wood for firewood, canning his vegetables, dancing polka and sitting on his porch watching traffic go by. Henry is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren.
He practiced law at a leading global firm, where he specialized in complex litigation matters and regulatory investigations and responses. Additionally, he served on the governing board of the American Bar Association as well as teaching adjunct classes at University of California Los Angeles.
He holds an extensive list of honors, such as being honored with induction into the NDSCS Hall of Fame in 1991. Additionally, he enjoys entrepreneurialism and being actively involved with local community.
Becker soon went on to work for a futures brokerage firm in Chicago where he eventually rose to become in-house associate general counsel and managed many disclosure, compliance, litigation and contractual matters within the industry.
He has written several books on military law and later joined a Vault 100 law firm in Palo Alto where he practiced commercial litigation and regulatory investigations and responses.
An experienced trial lawyer with a profound knowledge of regulatory issues governing business transactions. An adept negotiator, he excels at reaching favorable terms for his clients. Furthermore, this distinguished attorney only accepts matters he can personally oversee to completion, unlike many of his peers who delegate work to less experienced associates.
Achievement and Honors
Henry Becker has received several prestigious honors and awards in recognition of his efforts in the oil and gas industry, such as those presented by the American Petroleum Institute and Michigan Desk & Derrick Club, among others. Additionally, Henry was designated an Energy Pioneer.
He was an exceptionally generous person who always assisted his community, especially children in need. He often used old cars on parades to help children feel special. He made all feel valued members of society.
His family must be immensely proud of him today; he has left behind an everlasting legacy of success that will live on for all time. A true icon in his field, he will be sorely missed by those who knew and worked alongside him; we will remember him fondly for his hard work ethic, commitment to his community, and unfaltering devotion to family life.
Henry Becker was an active member of his community, serving on boards at his local church, school and Lion’s Club as well as being involved with Greater Hartford Labor Council and Connecticut State Labor Council. Additionally he held membership with International Association of Machinists Lodge 1746 where he served for many years as its President.
He earned his law degree at Northwestern University Law School and since 1984 has handled many disclosure, compliance and litigation matters within the futures and securities industries for both registered broker-dealers as well as registered registrants.
He is married and lives with Linda and Dee Dee in West Hartford, CT. A member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, he stays active within his community through various activities.
W. Marston Becker is estimated to have an estimated net worth of over $2.7 Million dollars and holds various stocks, such as:
Henry Becker is a certified financial planner based out of New Market, Maryland with two years of work experience at Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC. He holds the Series 63 license that permits him to act as a securities broker.
Becker previously held positions with Lighthouse Financial Advisors, Inc and Wealth Enhancement Group and had over 128 050 client accounts at both firms. Becker is also a member of Maryland Investor Protection Association and earned CFP(r). Licensed to work in Texas as well, he made four trades this past year – his largest being buying 5,000 Axis Capital Ltd shares on 13 March 2023 for over $109 050.