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.

Whitney Furman Kohler

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.

Timothy R. Stienstraw

Mr. Stienstraw is an experienced attorney with a background in commercial litigation and advising businesses and professionals. His practice includes the litigation and resolution of disputes both between businesses as well as among partners and corporate shareholders. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional with knowledge of privacy laws in the United States and abroad.


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