Attorney Profiles

 Our lawyers have handled litigation in a variety of locations throughout the country, including Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, California, Hawaii, Washington DC and other jurisdictions. Frequently, we act as co-counsel with other firms. In such situations we ensure that the client’s work is performed by such firms in a manner best calculated to be cost-effective and to lead to a successful result for our clients.

Smith & Hennessey PLLC associates with other counsel, where their particular expertise or support services are required, on an as-needed basis. It has relationships with a number of lawyers who have served “of counsel” or in related capacities to the firm.

Mr. Smith is a very experienced trial lawyer. He also spends a substantial portion of his practice as a neutral, mediating and arbitrating disputes.
Mr. Hennessey regularly represents clients in need of help resolving complex disputes, primarily through litigation. He also regularly represents clients in arbitration and mediation contexts in cases involving a broad assortment of substantive legal issues.

Julia K. Doyle

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Ms. Doyle is an experienced attorney specializing in commercial disputes, employment and aviation law.

Geoffrey P. Knudsen

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Mr. Knudsen served as the Majority Counsel to the Eleventh Guam Legislature. Prior to working with Smith & Hennessey PLLC he had his own antitrust and securities litigation firm in San Francisco and was a partner in Jones Grey & Bayley and Stoel Rives in Seattle.

Whitney Furman Kohler

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Ms. Kohler practices complex commercial litigation, with a focus on contractual disputes, financial instruments and business torts. Ms. Kohler also has litigated intellectual property and employment matters and advises clients on a variety of business issues. She has significant trial experience in both federal and state courts and has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers ®, in 2009, 2013 and 2014.

Attorneys

Smith & Hennessey, PLLC
316 Occidental Avenue South
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 292-1770
Fax (206) 292-1790
info@smithhennessey.com