Nell Henson is an associate in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office and a member of the firm’s Special Matters and Investigations practice. Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, corporate compliance and governance matters, and related complex civil litigation.
Nell received her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, she served as a Managing Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board.
She received the John A. Cortner Championship Award and Richard Nagareda Best Oralist Award for Vanderbilt’s Intramural Moot Court Competition, as well as the Richard Nagareda Prize, which recognizes extraordinary achievement in the study of litigation and dispute resolution, for her Vanderbilt Law Review Note. She also received the Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award for Employment Discrimination and Remedies.
Prior to attending law school, Nell worked as a Staff Assistant for Senators Saxby Chambliss and David Perdue in Washington, D.C. She graduated magna cum laude from Furman University, with a B.A. in History.