Henderson M. Banks

Founding Partner
hbanks@hendersonbankslaw.com
(312) 741-0981


A native of the Westside of Chicago, and the Founding Partner of Henderson Banks Law, Mr. Banks has dedicated his career to servicing his community and handling the most difficult employment and personal injury cases. Mr. Banks’ passion and focus on representing his clients has led to great client satisfaction.

Mr. Banks concentrates his practice on labor law, employment discrimination, wrongful termination and sexual harassment in the workplace. He has also successfully handled medical malpractice, automobile negligence, premises liability, and product liability cases.

Mr. Banks has worked as a Labor and Employment Specialist for several Fortune 500 companies including Amazon and Walgreens, where he gained valuable experience investigating and resolving high profile employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims. Throughout his career, he has developed employment policies, procedures and employment contracts to help businesses mitigate risk, thereby helping the business grow at a sustainable rate without the concern of litigation.

A leader in the employment and personal injury field, Mr. Banks was recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Illinois. Mr. Banks is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Association, Chicago Chapter. Mr. Banks is also a founding member of The Chicago Lawyers Collective, an organization that provides free legal assistance to underserved communities.

Mr. Banks received his Dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Labor and Employment from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. Mr. Banks earned his Juris Doctor and Certificate in Labor and Employment from Chicago Kent College of Law.

In addition to servicing his clients, Mr. Banks gives back to his community through his work as an appointed Trustee on the Board of Directors with Dr. Arthur Lockhart Resource Institute. Mr. Banks has also maintained his passion for music as an artist while practicing law.

Admitted to Illinois Bar.