J. David Henderson

Associate

Mr. Henderson is a construction/design defect litigator who concentrates his practice on construction defect claims. Mr. Henderson generally defends contractors and subcontractors against construction defect, breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, and defense and indemnity claims. He previously practiced professional liability litigation for licensed and registered design and engineering professionals, which included, inter alia, defending professionals against malpractice, construction defect, breach of contract, and indemnity claims. As a result, Mr. Henderson has a unique understanding of the design phase, construction process, and risk management methods. He also has a keen aptitude in foreseeing common arguments asserted by design professionals against contractors on the one hand, and by contractors against design professionals on the other.

Mr. Henderson earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Spanish from The University of Texas at Austin in 2012. He received his Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2017.  While completing his Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law, Mr. Henderson entered the dual-degree program and received his Master of Business Administration from Texas Tech Rawls College of Business in 2017.

Telephone: 214.346.3757
Fax: 214.369.2118
dhenderson@hartlinebarger.com
8750 N. Central Expy
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75231

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D. (2017)
    • Dean's Honors List (Fall 2015 & Fall 2016)
    Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
    • Master of Business Administration (2017)
    • Magna Cum Laude
    The University of Texas at Austin
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Spanish, (2012)
    • Dean's List, Magna Cum Laude (Fall 2011)
    • Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Honor Society
    • Sigma Alpha Lambda National Honor Society
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Professional Affiliations & Activities
    State Bar of Texas, Member
    State Bar of Texas: Litigation Section, Member
    State Bar of Texas: Construction Law Section, Member
    Dallas Bar Association, Member
    Pro Bono Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Member

Papers & Presentations

Published Work in The Portable Bankruptcy Code & Rules 2017 Edition