Scott Henderson

Scott K. Henderson

Partner | Attorney at Law


Offices   Scottsdale, Arizona, UNITED STATES 


Scott is a US-trained lawyer based in the State of Arizona in the United States and is a Founding Member of NewLAWu.s., which works with MENA Legal on projects for clients based in North America.  He has extensive regional experience in sophisticated real estate and commercial business transactions, and has also served in leadership positions with U.S.-based national organisations, focused on economic and community development.  Scott has enjoyed a sterling career which has earned him an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell. 


Areas of Concentration

His core practice competencies include:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Real Estate Development and Finance
    • residential (single-family, and multi-family developments)
    • commercial development (both industrial and retail)
    • resort, hospitality and leisure
  • Mining, Oil & Gas
  • Water management
  • Major National/International Sporting Events; Organization, Management and Operation


Bar Admission

  • Board Certified in Arizona since 1985



  • DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana; B.A., Economics and English Composition
  • Hellenic-American University, Athens, Greece
  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana; J.D. 


Professional Activities & Memberships

  • NewLAWu.s., Founding Attorney
  • Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., Partner
  • Polsinelli Shughart, Equity Partner
  • The Henderson Law Firm, PLC, Founding Partner
  • Squire Sanders, Equity Partner
  • Streich Lang (nka Quarles & Brady), Equity Partner
  • Winston & Strawn, Associate, 1984 – 1986


Previsouly and Currently Recognized in:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Chambers US, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
  • The Best of the Bar
  • Who's Who of American Lawyers
  • Top People to Know in Commercial Real Estate
  • Legends of the Law

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • The Thunderbirds (host of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the world’s largest professional golf tournament).
  • Thunderbirds Charities (have provided over $93 million to local charities)
  • PGA Tour Tournament Advisory Council
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council (“GPEC”)
  • Boards of Various Charitable Organizations, e.g., Stand for Children, Special Olympics of Arizona, Homeward Bound, Crossroads





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