Earl Henderson


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Vanderbilt University, 2017

B.B.A., Lipscomb University, 2014, summa cum laude

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Ash, 2015


Texas, 2017


Earl M. Henderson is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses primarily on securities law and general corporate matters, such as SEC reporting and compliance, complex commercial agreement negotiation and drafting, and corporate governance. He also assists public and private clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Earl has experience in a variety of areas including: 

  • Reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
  • Drafting and implementation of insider trading policies and Rule 10b5-1 trading plans.
  • Preparation of securities filings, including Schedule 13D and Form 4.
  • Private securities offerings and other securities transactions.
  • Mergers and acquisitions involving public and private entities.
  • Preparation of registration statements on Forms S-8 and S-4.
  • Preparation of current reports on Forms 10K and 8K.
  • Compliance with corporate governance best practices and regulations, such as NYSE and NASDAQ requirements with respect to board composition, committee charters and other listing standards and State law governing shareholder rights.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "SEC Issues New Interpretive Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures," co-author, Haynes and Boone alert, March 6, 2018.

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