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Alex Henderson is a partner with the firm in the Lancaster Office. He concentrates his practice in Business Services, Financial Services and in Municipal Law. Alex joined the firm in 2015 as a partner.
Alex is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the New York University School of Law. Alex holds membership in the bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania and Lancaster Bar Associations.

Throughout his career Alex Henderson has represented closely-held businesses and their owners, banks and other financial institutions and municipal operating authorities. Alex has extensive experience in business mergers and acquisitions, finance, advanced entity planning, including structuring corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and other business entities. The firm's clients seek his counsel in lending and financial services matters of all kinds, sophisticated and unique business contracts and contract disputes and disputes among business owners. Alex also maintains an active Marcellus Shale landowner practice and has served as general counsel for the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority for many years.

Alex currently focuses his practice in three areas:

• Business counseling and complex business negotiations, with emphasis on representation of financial institutions, purchasers and sellers in the structuring and negotiation of acquisitions of closely-held businesses and business owners in the negotiation and resolution of disputes with partners or affiliates.

• Municipal Authorities in general, including formation and organization, board governance and management structure, ordinances and rules and regulations, and waste management matters in particular, including rate structures and regulatory compliance.

• Marcellus Shale landowners, including negotiation of gas leases and easements for gathering and transmission pipelines, water lines, access roads, electric lines, seismic testing, compressor stations and other related facilities as well as formation of entities to hold gas and mineral rights.

Alex is at present Vice-Chair of the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences. Alex formerly was Chair of the Lancaster County Economic Development Company and its financing arm, EDC Finance. Alex formerly served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of a corporation with a billion dollars in assets and revenues and as the Vice-Chairman (formerly Chair for ten years) of one of Lancaster County's most significant municipal authorities.

Alex can be reached at ahenderson@n-hlaw.com.

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