Peter Henning


Peter Henning joined the Wayne State University Law School faculty in 1994, where he is a Professor of Law. His teaching focuses on criminal and securities law, with specializations in white collar crime and legal ethics. He was a Fulbright Scholar in 2013, teaching at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, and a Fulbright Specialist in 2016, teaching at the Judge’s Academy in Taipei, Taiwan.  Before entering law teaching, he was a Senior Attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the Securities & Exchange Commission from 1987 to 1991, and a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1991 to 1994.  He is a co-author of three law school casebooks and the leading treatment of public corruption under federal law, The Prosecution and Defense of Public Corruption: The Law and Legal Strategies. He is also a co-author of four legal treatises: White Collar Crime, Securities Crimes (2d ed.), Corporate Criminal Liability (3d ed.), and Federal Practice & Procedure: Criminal (3d ed.).


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (1985)