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Katherine L. Henderson

Katherine L. Henderson

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

San Francisco, CA, USA

Katherine Henderson is a partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Her practice focuses on corporate governance, the navigation of corporate fiduciary duties, and the representation of companies and their officers and directors in stockholder class actions, derivative suits, and complex commercial litigation. Katherine specializes in conducting investigations on behalf of management, boards of directors, and special board or management committees; advising companies faced with stockholder litigation demands; and representing companies in stockholder actions and "busted deal" litigation. She also advises with respect to directors’ and officers' liability insurance coverage and indemnification issues.

Katherine earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School, and B.A. from Yale University. After graduation, she practiced in the general litigation department of Jones Day in New York, where she worked on a variety of commercial cases, as well as securities class actions for clients based in New York, the Midwest, and Asia.


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