Episode 79: Bill Henderson, Stephen F. Burns Professor of Law at IU’s Maurer School of Law

Today’s guest is Bill Henderson, who in the past five years has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America by the National Law Journal, the Most Influential Person in Legal Education by National Jurist Magazine, and a member of the inaugural group of “Legal Rebels” profiled by the ABA Journal.
In this episode, Bill and Jack Newton engage in a thought-provoking discussion about:
  • The impact COVID-19 has had on change and innovation in legal
  • Key strategies that differentiate highly successful law firms
  • How to solve the legal profession’s Diversity and Inclusion problems
  • What it’s like being a legal educator during the pandemic
  • Lawyers’ obligations to promote the social good during times of crisis
Additionally, here are some articles and resources Bill mentions during the episode, which you can explore further:
Bill Henderson joined the Indiana University Maurer School of Law faculty in 2003 following a visiting appointment at Chicago-Kent College of Law and a judicial clerkship for Judge Richard Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Drawing upon more than a decade of research, Bill is a sought-after commentator on the changing legal marketplace. His observations and research have been frequently quoted in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalUSA Today, the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington MonthlyThe Economist, and National Public Radio. Bill’s essays and studies also frequently appear in the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, and The ABA Journal.
In 2010, Bill co-founded Lawyer Metrics, an applied research company focused on the legal industry. Access Group acquired the company in 2015.
You can follow Bill on Twitter at @wihender