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Stephanie Henderson Stocker

Stephanie Henderson Stocker


Practice Areas

  • General Practice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation


Stephanie Henderson Stocker leads the Employment Law practice group at Henderson Law. She is a highly experienced attorney who brings 20+ years of demonstrated success in negotiating effective corporate contracts and leading results-driven litigation teams.

Stephanie worked for two years during law school as a Rule 9 attorney in the Employment Litigation Practice at the Spokane law firm of Paine Hamblen. She then served as legal clerk for Chief Justice Gerry Alexander of the Washington State Supreme Court before joining the Seattle law firm of Carney Badley Spellman, where she focused her practice in the Employment Law and Litigation practice groups. Stephanie joined Henderson Law Group in 2013, building their Employment Law group from the ground up and successfully resolving over 250 employment law cases for her clients since then.

The common thread throughout Stephanie's career is her sincere and dedicated approach to client relationships. This is evident also in her volunteerism, having dedicated her time to the elected role of Chair of Women United of Thurston County, the Executive Board of Directors of SafePlace Olympia, the Washington State Bar Association, Thurston County Bar Association and elected to the role of VP of Legal & Technology of the Puget Sound Project Management Institute (over 25,000 members).


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • Juris Doctor - 2002
  • University of Washington
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1998
    • Major: English Literature
    • Major: Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2014

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Thurston County Bar Association
  • EAGLE Member of WA State Association for Justice
  • WA State Employment Law Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Puget Sound Project Management Institute


  • Awarded National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Plaintiff Attorneys in United States (2019-present)
  • Awarded "Avvo Client’s Choice Award" (2019-present)
  • Awarded "10 Best Labor & Employment Attorneys in WA State" by AILC (2016-present)
  • Awarded "40 Under Forty" top professionals by Puget Sound Business Examiner (2016)
  • Awarded “South Sound Exceptional Woman” by Soroptimists International (2017)
  • Awarded “Best Legal Oralist” in the Linden Cup appellate competition (2001)
  • Awarded “Best Brief Writer” in the National Moot Court regional appellate law competition (2001)
  • CALI award for earning the top grade in a law school course
  • “Best Legal Oralist” in the Linden Cup appellate competition
  • “Best Brief Writer” in the National Moot Court appellate competition

Case Results