M. Todd Henderson

Michael J. Marks Professor of Law
University of Chicago Law School

M. Todd Henderson is the Michael J. Marks Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where his research interests include corporations, securities regulation, and law and economics.

Henderson received an engineering degree cum laude from Princeton University in 1993. He worked for several years designing and building dams in California before matriculating at Chicago Law School. While at Chicago Law, he was an editor of the Law Review. HeĀ graduated magna cum laude in 1998 and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Following law school, Todd served as clerk to the Hon. Dennis Jacobs of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He then practiced appellate litigation at Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C., and was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company in Boston, where he specialized in counseling telecommunications and high-tech clients on business and regulatory strategy.