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Scott E. Henderson

Of Counsel
Office

Pittsburgh

One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St, 14th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Fax: 412.394.2555
Education
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Chairman of the Moot Court Board, Recipient of the Blackburn Memorial Award for Moot Court
B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
State Bar Licenses
Pennsylvania
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
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Scott E. Henderson

Of Counsel

Scott E. Henderson has been in the firm's Commercial & Corporate Litigation practice group since 1981. He has been active in products liability, D&O defense, general commercial litigation, as well as defamation, privacy and First Amendment issues. He also served for many years as the managing partner for legal needs of one of North America’s largest steel tubing and bimetallic wire manufacturers.

Scott has participated in the group defense of more than thirty oil and steel companies in a toxic tort action involving the chemical benzene. His wide variety of experience in products liability defense involves fixed and suspended scaffolding, rolling towers, fire trucks, water tanks, hydraulic presses, lathes, automobile and truck braking systems, slitters, cranes, aerial lifting devices, medical devices, stadium bleachers, highway rollers, fire extinguishers, boats, roofing systems, industrial fans and boilers, pre-engineered buildings and asbestos. 

On the appellate court level, Scott has litigated several cases in the Pennsylvania and federal courts which have defined and expanded the right of access of the public and media to public records and proceedings. 

Scott is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Publications/Presentations

Lectured for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and other professional organizations on topics including evidence, product liability and procedural rules.

Guest lecturer at Dickinson Law School libel forum.

Lectures to reporters and news organizations on libel, privacy, access to courts and the confidentiality of news sources.

Lectures and presentations on Pennsylvania's open records laws.

Awards/Achievements
Named to The Best Lawyers in America
Memberships
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Past Secretary, Director and Steering Committee Member of Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Arts Festival
Past Director, Neighborhood Legal Services
Fellow, Allegheny County Bar Association Foundation
Pat Chairman, Western Pennsylvania Colgate University Alumni Club
Practice Areas
Litigation
Areas of Emphasis
Defamation & Media