Henderson Named Partner at Atlanta Firm Watson Spence


Philip Henderson

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Henderson was named partner at the law firm of Watson Spence effective January 1, 2021. A member of the Atlanta team, Henderson joined the firm upon its Atlanta office's official opening on February 1, 2020.

Henderson received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law. After graduating from law school, Henderson clerked for the Honorable Eugene M. Benton, Superior Court Judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit in Monroe and Covington, Georgia.

In 2014, Henderson entered private practice at a boutique litigation firm in Atlanta, representing medical providers in malpractice claims and small businesses in a wide variety of general liability, product liability, and premises liability claims. Since 2017, his practice has focused on the defense of auto manufacturers, component part suppliers, and other product manufacturers in product liability claims and the representation of national and local businesses alike in general liability claims. Philip handles cases from inception through trial and appeal.

"We are proud that Philip has joined the partnership," said Faison Middleton, Managing Partner of Watson Spence. "We believe his experience and judgment make him a great asset to our firm and the clients he serves."

Henderson and his wife Jennifer live in East Atlanta and are the proud parents of their daughter, Reese. He is an avid Atlanta sports fan and a devout follower of UGA football.


Watson Spence has been firmly rooted in the legal community for more than 70 years. The firm provides a broad range of specialized legal services to large corporations, small businesses, individuals, fiduciaries, professional associations, agribusinesses, and health care providers. The firm's practice includes both state and federal trial and appellate courts and extends to the state and national capitols before the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government. For more information on the firm or any of its attorneys, visit www.watsonspence.com.

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