Professor Henson is an experienced trial lawyer with primary emphasis on employment litigation and commercial law matters. He worked in the Missouri Attorney General’s Office immediately prior to joining the law school in 2009. He previously worked as a Partner at Kutak Rock LLP in Denver and as Vice-President Law (Human Resources) at Adelphia Communications, where he was responsible for providing legal guidance and management of human resources issues, projects, and litigation for a corporation with 15,000 employees in 23 states.
In November 2015, Professor Henson was named interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity for the University of Missouri.
Professor Henson received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Yale in Economics and Political Science.
In the past, Professor Henson has taught Client Interviewing and Counseling, Lawyering, Employment Discrimination, Professional Responsibility, Pretrial Litigation, Trial Practice and Advanced Trial Practice.