William D. Henderson

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Professor of Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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CITATIONS
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in Total Papers Citations

50

Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Are We Selling Results or Résumés?: The Underexplored Linkage between Human Resource Strategies and Firm-Specific Capital

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 4,160 (1,299)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Law Firms, Associates, Partners, Human Capital, Tournament, Am Law 100, Am Law 200

2.

Student Quality as Measured by Lsat Scores: Migration Patterns in the U.S. News Rankings Era

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 81 (2006), IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 17, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
William D. Henderson and Andrew P. Morriss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 1,837 (6,092)
Citation 1

Abstract:

LSAT, rankings, U.S. News, demography, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, law schools, legal education

3.

Enduring Hierarchies in American Legal Education

Indiana Law Journal, Vol.89, No.3, 2014, pp.941-1068., UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-141, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 269, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2343381
Number of pages: 137 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Olufunmilayo Arewa, Andrew P. Morriss and William D. Henderson
University of California, Irvine School of Law, Texas A&M School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,823 (5,675)

Abstract:

4.

A Blueprint for Change

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 461, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,697 (6,071)

Abstract:

Legal Education, Lawyer Competencies, Structural Change

5.

The Elastic Tournament: The Second Transformation of the Big Law Firm

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 108, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1058
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Marc Galanter and William D. Henderson
University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,671 (6,316)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Tournament, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, Law Firms, Partners, Associates, Human Capital

6.

An Empirical Study of Single-Tier Versus Two-Tier Partnerships in the Am Law 200

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 84, May 2006, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,391 (9,610)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Law firms, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, Partnerships

7.

Measuring Outcomes: Post-Graduation Measures of Success in the U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings

83 Ind. L.J. 791 (2008), U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-007, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Andrew P. Morriss and William D. Henderson
Texas A&M School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,343 (10,257)
Citation 2

Abstract:

USNews, rankings, Bar exam, Bar passage, legal profession, legal education

8.

Young Associates in Trouble

105 Mich. L. Rev. 1087 (2007), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 67/2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
David T. Zaring and William D. Henderson
University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,225 (11,798)

Abstract:

Law firms, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, Partnerships, Roosevelt, Laird

9.

Three Generations of U.S. Lawyers: Generalists, Specialists, Project Managers

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, 2011, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 871 (17,587)

Abstract:

law firms, project manager, specialist, structural change, legal services industry

10.

The Lsat, Law School Exams and Meritocracy: The Surprising and Undertheorized Role of Test-Taking Speed

Texas Law Review, Vol. 82, 2004, IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 811 (22,082)
Citation 2

Abstract:

LSAT, legal education, law schools, legal profession, standardized testing, psychometrics, Grutter, race, speed, reasoning ability, intelligence

11.

From Big Law to Lean Law

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 3, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 271
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 801 (11,798)

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12.

From Insull to Enron: Corporate (Re)Regulation after the Rise and Fall of Two Energy Icons

26 Energy Law Journal 35 (2005), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 09 May 2005 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
Hon. Richard D. Cudahy and William D. Henderson
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 550 (34,991)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Enron, Insull, electricity, deregulation, New Deal, securities, SEC, FERC, PUHCA, PURPA, Energy Policy Act of 1992

13.

An Empirical Analysis of Lateral Lawyer Trends from 2000 to 2007: The Emerging Equilibrium for Corporate Law Firms

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 22, p. 1395, 2009, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 May 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
William D. Henderson and Leonard Bierman
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 511 (41,454)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal profession, law firms, Am Law 200, Am Law 100, lateral partners

14.

Letting Go of Old Ideas (Book Review)

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 6, 2014, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 408 (47,876)

Abstract:

Susskind, Harper, law firms, legal education, rankings

The Changing Economic Geography of Large U.S. Law Firms

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
William D. Henderson and Arthur S. Alderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Sociology
Downloads 301 (81,612)
Citation 1

Abstract:

economic geography, law firms, lawyers, agglomeration, Fortune 500, Am Law 100, Am Law 200

The Changing Economic Geography of Large U.S. Law Firms

16 Journal of Economic Geography 1235 (2016), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
William D. Henderson and Arthur S. Alderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Sociology
Downloads 43 (352,227)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Law firms, location, networks

16.

Demography and Desegregation in the Cleveland Public Schools: Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Educational Failure and Success

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 26, No. 457, 2002
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 14 Jun 2004
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 266 (82,404)

Abstract:

Desegregation, Demography, Cleveland, Public Schools, Education, K-12

17.

Law Firm Strategies for Human Capital: Past, Present, Future

STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, Austin Sarat, ed., Emerald Group Publishing Limited, June 2012 , Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 213 (89,460)

Abstract:

law firms, human capital, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, selection, recruitment, legal labor markets

18.

Successful Lawyer Skills and Behaviors

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Apr 2014
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 178 (98,157)

Abstract:

Labor markets, IQ, intelligence, personality, motivation, legal education, law firms, hierarchies

19.

Reconciling the Juridical Links Doctrine with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Article III

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 1347, 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 130 (177,913)

Abstract:

Class actions, juridical links doctrine

20.

Clear Sailing Agreements: A Special Form of Collusion in Class Action Settlements

Tulane Law Review , Vol. 77, p. 813, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 126 (169,866)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Class actions, clear sailing agreements, settlements

21.

What Ails the Large Law Firm? Will the Real FutureFirm Please Stand Up

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 117 (163,181)

Abstract:

Tournament, AmLaw 100, AmLaw 200, Law Firms, BigLaw

22.

Working Class Judges

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 829, 2008, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
William D. Henderson, Christopher J. Zorn and Jason J. Czarnezki
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Pennsylvania State University and Pace University - School of Law
Downloads 109 (192,799)

Abstract:

judges, pay, judicial pay

23.

Talent Systems for Law Firms

PD Quarterly, February 2017, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 0 (330,489)

Abstract:

Law Firms, Human Capital, Talent Systems, Partner, Associate, Cravath

24.

Solving the Legal Profession's Diversity Problem

PD Quarterly (Feb 2016), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 0 (70,100)

Abstract:

Diversity, Law Firms, Lawyer Development, Lawyer Selection