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Haynes and Boone, LLP

Henson Adams

Henson Adams



  • Environmental
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation

WSG Practice Industries


Henson Adams is focused on counseling and defending clients in labor and employment and business matters. Henson takes a results-driven approach. Although he foremost believes in helping clients reduce risk of conflict, Henson is ready to fight for clients when a dispute does arise. He has represented clients in employment, environmental, and commercial litigation in both state and federal court.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Henson graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he enjoyed success on moot court and mock trial teams. He also interned for the Texas Supreme Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Before practicing law, Henson taught Algebra at an at-risk high school. The problem solving and communication skills Henson developed through teaching have translated into his legal practice.

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2016


J.D., University of Texas at Austin 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
Areas of Practice

Environmental | Labor and Employment | Litigation | Trade Secret Litigation


COVID-19 OSHA Guidance: Hazard Assessments at Workplaces Considered Essential Businesses Under Shelter in Place Orders
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2020

Several state and local governments have issued “shelter in place” orders and undoubtedly more will follow.All of them have various exemptions for “essential businesses” and many rely on these exemptions as outlined in the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) guidance on critical infrastructure workers...

New York Enacts COVID-19 Sick Leave Act
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2020

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed a bill to provide immediate assistance to New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19.The act provides paid and unpaid leave to employees “subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation issued by the state of New York, the department of health, local board of health, or any governmental entity duly authorized to issue such order due to COVID-19...

Employment Issues under the Families First Coronavirus Act of 2020
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2020

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Act that aims to provide emergency supplemental relief to Americans affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.The Act, among other things, aims to provide such relief by addressing three employment-related areas: (1) emergency paid sick leave to employees, (2) emergency leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, and (3) support for unemployment insurance...

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