Henry E. Teich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Asheville, NC

Grimes Teich Anderson, LLP
 | 535 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-251-0800
Fax: 828-236-9200
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010, 2012 - 2017, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Senior partner in the Asheville, North Carolina-based firm of Grimes Teich Anderson, LLP, Henry E. Teich's practice of law includes workers' compensation, personal injury, motor vehicle accident, and wrongful death. With a primary focus on workers' compensation law, Mr. Teich has been a North Carolina board-certified specialist in workers' compensation law since 2000.

Henry was selected for inclusion in the 2016-2021 editions of Best Lawyers in America® for Workers' Compensation Law-Claimants.

Henry is a Member of the Board of Governors and a benefactor of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice for which is he also Membership Chair of the Executive Committee of the Workers' Compensation Section. He received the Order of Service from NCAJ in 2007, 2010, 2014-2018.  The award is given to members for their generous contributions of service in advancing the NCAJ's mission of protecting people's rights.

A former Assistant County Attorney for Buncombe County, he was appointed as public guardian in 1987. He retired from that position after 20 years of service to incompetent adults and mentally disabled veterans in Buncombe County and across North Carolina. Today he ensures his clients get the best medical treatment available under their circumstances and frequently works to protect injured clients from unfair insurance company tactics. He frequently represents workers whose injuries prevent them from returning to work or who are in danger of not being able to work at all in the future.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2010, 2012 - 2017, 2019 - 2021

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About Henry Teich

Admitted: 1978, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.grimesandteich.com/lawyer-attorney-1266300.html


  • Order of Service 2007, 2010, 2014-2018 from North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, now North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Awarded to members for generous contributions of service in advancing the Academy's mission of protecting people's rights. 
  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America® - Best Law Firms, Workers Compensation, Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking.
  • Listed in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers In America® for Workers' Compensation Law-Claimants since 2016. 

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation since 2000

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted North Carolina, 1978
  • North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, 28th Judicial Bar Association
  • Member, Workplace Law and Advocacy Group
  • Membership Chair, Workers' Compensation Section, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Public Guardian, Buncombe County, 1987–2007
  • Member, Board of Governors, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Benefactor of North Carolina Advocates for Justice. 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Asheville Lyric Opera - former board member; Mimosa Fishing Club and Marina at Lake James - board member; Caring for Children - former board member.

Educational Background:

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1978
  • University of South Carolina, Ph.D. in Psychology 1975
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A. 1971
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Office Location for Henry E. Teich

535 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Phone: 828-251-0800

Fax: 828-236-9200

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Last Updated: 11/25/2020

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