William (“Bill”) Henderson is an author, lecturer, and thoughtleader on the legal market. William’s insights earned him an ever-growing list of accolades from the nation’s most respected publications: the ABA Journal designated him as a “Legal Rebel”; National Jurist listed him as one of the five most influential people in legal education; and the National Law Journal included him as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America.
William is a Professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he teaches courses on the legal profession and serves as the director for the Center on the Global Legal Profession. His empirical research has been published in leading law journals and publications for practicing lawyers. And his observations are frequently quoted in the mainstream press, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Atlantic Monthly, The Economist, and National Public Radio.
Prior to joining the faculty at Indiana University, William was a Visiting Associate Professor at Chicago Kent College of Law. He also served as a law clerk for the Hon. Richard D. Cudahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
- University of Chicago, J.D.
- Case Western Reserve University, B.A. in Economics and History
- Zahorsky, Rachel, and William D. Henderson. 2013. “Who’s eating law firms’ lunch?” ABA Journal (October 2013): 32-40.
- Henderson, William D. 2012. “A Blueprint for Change.” Pepperdine Law Review 40(2): 461-508.
- Henderson, William D. “Are We Selling Results or Résumés?: The Underexplored Linkage Between Human Resource Strategies and Firm-Specific Capital.” Indiana Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105.