Bill Henderson

Bill Henderson

William Henderson (“Bill”) is a Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where his research focuses on empirical analysis of the legal legal industry and legal education.  Professor Henderson has published in leading academic journals along with outlets for practicing lawyers, including The American Lawyer, The ABA Journal, and The National Law Journal.  He is also 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.

Industry accolades include:

  • National Law Journal’s list of The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America
  • Fastcase 50 for innovation within the legal industry.
  • Most Influential Person in Legal Education by The National Jurist magazine
  • Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Award
  • Lisagor journalism award for his ABA Journal cover story, “Paradigm Shift.”
  • Named “Legal Rebel” by the ABA Journal in recognition of his influence on legal education and the changing economics and structure of the legal profession.

Henderson has been a member of Indiana University Maurer School of Law faculty since 2003.  He also serves as chief strategy officer for Lawyer Metrics, an applied research that focuses on the legal industry.  Lawyer Metrics is a tax exempt affiliate of Access Group, a nonprofit membership organization that works to further access, affordability, and value in legal education.

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Guest Appearances
January 17, 2018
What Hinders Innovation in the Legal Industry?

Bill Henderson talks about innovation in the legal industry, including the cultural and regulatory restraints that keep new technology from impacting the legal industry at large.

July 28, 2016
Law Firm Salary Extravaganza

Elie and Joe chat with Professor Bill Henderson, an expert in legal industry economics, to discuss the recent increase in associate salaries.

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