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Philip J. Henderson is an Equity Partner at Orbach Huff & Henderson and has over twenty years of experience in construction and property law. Phil has been representing public entities in these areas for most of his career. He handles all aspects of construction, facility and business matters for our clients.

Phil’s work includes all aspects of construction matters, including document and contract preparation, training, dispute resolution, and litigation. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating energy efficiency contracts, solar services contracts, and power purchase agreements. In the real property area, Phil drafts and negotiates leases, licenses, use agreements, and other property-use documents. He also assists many school districts through the CEQA process, DTSC compliance, and other environmental processes.

Phil also represents school districts in trade union matters related to construction, including negotiating terms of project labor / project stabilization agreements.

Phil speaks on a variety of panels every year for CASH, CASBO, CCFC, and other trade associations related to school construction, project delivery, labor issues, business, finance, and other issues. He is a past member of CASH’s Legislative Advisory Committee, Legal Advisory Committee, and is a strand chair on CASH’s Annual Conference Planning Committee. He is a 2004 recipient of the CASH Membership Service Award.

  • Construction – Public Works
  • Construction – Private Development and Lenders
  • Energy Projects
  • Real Property
  • Environmental
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Public Procurement and Purchasing
  • Governance of Public Entities

Phil is a graduate of San Jose State University and the University of San Francisco Law School.