Chuck Henson

Charles D. Henson
Trial Practice Professor of Law
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution

BA (1987), Yale University
JD (1990), Georgetown University

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 beginning teaching full-time at the law school this year. 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.

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. He currently teaches Pretrial Litigation, Trial Practice and Advanced Trial Practice.

Recent Publications

Academic Journals

Title VII Works: That's Why We Don't Like It, 2 UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI RACE & SOCIAL JUSTICE LAW REVIEW 41 (2012).
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Working Papers

In Defense of McDonnell Douglas: The Domination of Title VII by the At-will Employment Doctrine, forthcoming