New General Counsel for Northwest Seaport Alliance

By Karen Robes Meeks

Law veteran Dana Henderson is the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s new general counsel, the organization announced in January.

Henderson will be tasked with advising the port on legal matters and will report to NWSA co-chairs and CEO John Wolfe. Henderson has more than 20 years of experience in public and private practice, including work as a litigator and maritime law practitioner. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and graduated from Tulane University School of Law.

Since 2013, Henderson served as general counsel for Pierce Transit, which is considered the second largest public transit agency in the state of Washington.

By Sarah Spangler