Areas of Expertise
- Civil Trial Practice
- Federal Employment Discrimination
- Legislative History of Title VII
- Missouri Civil Procedure
- Missouri Employment Discrimination
- Title VII
About Chuck Henson
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.
Latest News Featuring Chuck Henson
- Professor Henson: A Trial is a Truth-Seeking Process
- Professor Henson Attends National Conference on Racial and Ethnic Justice
- Professor Henson Presents CLE on Professional Conduct
- Labor & Employment Law Teams Compete in Student Trial Advocacy Competition
- Professor Henson to Speak in St. Louis about U.S. Supreme Court Employment Discrimination Case
Latest Publications from Chuck Henson
- The Purposes of Title VII
- In Defense of McDonnell Douglas: The Domination of Title VII by the At-Will Employment Doctrine
- Reflections on Ferguson: What’s Wrong With Black People?
- Title VII Works: That’s Why We Don’t Like It