Henson Adams


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2016, with honors; Order of Barristers; Managing Editor, Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law

B.B.A., Oklahoma Christian University, 2011, magna cum laude

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Jeffrey S. Boyd, The Supreme Court of Texas, 2015
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Craig A. Gargotta, The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, 2014


Texas, 2016

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Henson Adams is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the San Antonio office of Haynes and Boone.

In law school, Henson was a member of Texas Law’s interscholastic mock trial and moot court teams. While competing on the national moot court team, Henson won the regional championship of the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Henson gained experience as a judicial law intern at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, assisting the court in complex financial disputes.

Prior to law school, Henson was a corps member in Teach for America, teaching algebra at a Title I secondary school in Oklahoma.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "A Company's #MeToo Moment," co-author, Texas Lawyer, April 1, 2018.
  • "Cybersecurity Planning: When (not if) a data breach occurs, will you be ready to respond?" speaker, University of Texas, School of Law Conference, Austin, Texas, February 23, 2018.
  • “Social Media in the Workplace,” speaker, Central Texas Chapter of TSCPA’s CPE Expo, Waco, Texas, May 24, 2017.
  • “Applying Employment Law to Employee Situations: What Do I Do?,” speaker, Employment Law Update, San Antonio, Texas, April 19, 2017.
  • “OSHA’s Proposed Changes to Lockout/Tagout Rule Issued,” co-author, Lexology, December 14, 2016.

Sencenbaugh and Adams in Texas Lawyer: A Company’s #MeToo Moment

The #MeToo movement has empowered victims of harassment in ways never before thought possible, exposing the “open secrets” of serial abusers and prompting a rethinking of interactions both inside and outside of the workplace. But that empowerment has brought new challenges for companies responding to public allegations of wrongdoing by their employees.

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