Ron Henson joined Republic as Vice President of Labor Relations on March 1, 2007.  Prior to joining the Company, Ron was engaged in the private practice of law for almost 35 years, the last 28 of which were with the Atlanta-based firm Ford & Harrison LLP, where he was a founding partner and, most recently, Managing Partner of the firm's Washington, DC office. Beginning in the mid-1980's, the focus of Ron's practice was labor and employment law in the airline industry.

Ron graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1967 and received his law degree from Emory University School of Law (J.D., with distinction), in 1972.  For the past several years he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America ®.