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Greg Woods is the firm's senior trial attorney and located in the Vanderbilt Galleria Office. Greg moved to Southwest Florida in 2000 after practicing law for 14 years with a major law firm in Dallas, Texas. He is board-certified in business litigation and civil trial by the Florida Bar, AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, he is listed as a Florida Super Lawyer, a Top Florida Lawyer by Tampa Magazine, and a Top Lawyer in Southwest Florida by Gulfshore Life Magazine, and a Who's Who by Gulfshore Life Magazine. Following law school, Greg served as a briefing attorney to Justice Raul Gonzalez of the Texas Supreme Court.
Greg has extensive trial and appellate experience in a variety of complex business matters and handles cases involving intellectual property, including patent infringement, securities, banking, construction, real estate disputes, corporate control disputes, unfair competition claims, and golf club and condominium turnover disputes. He frequently represents companies in injunctive proceedings involving usurpation of corporate opportunities, theft of trade secrets, deceptive trade practices and receivership. In addition, he is a Florida Supreme Court certified civil mediator.
Areas of Concentration:
- Complex real estate, title, and land use disputes
- Defense of securities, anti-trust, and class actions
- Intellectual property disputes
- Condominium/Homeowner and Golf Club litigation
- Trust and Estate litigation
- Banking and insurance disputes
- Construction disputes
- Serious personal injury and malpractice actions
- Complex disputes between partners, members, and shareholders
- Jury and bench trial experience in a wide range of complex commercial matters, both as plaintiff’s and as defendant’s counsel, having tried over 70 cases to verdict
- Author, “Deadly Blood: Litigation of Transfusion Associate AIDS Cases in Texas,” 21 Texas Tech Law Review 669, 1990
- Author, “Invocation of Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination as Evidence in a Texas Civil Trial,” 23 Trial Lawyers Forum 41, 1988
- Coauthor (with Professor Michael D. Morrison), “An Examination of the Duty Concept: Has it Evolved in Otis Engineering v. Clark?,” 36 Baylor Law Review 375, 1984
- Author, “Loss of Consortium: Extending Recovery to Unmarried Couples in Texas,” 35 Baylor Law Review 883, 1983
- Author, “Texas Bystander Recovery: In the Aftermath of Sanchez v. Schindler,” 35 Baylor Law Review 883, 1983
- Collier County Republican Party, Executive Committee, Former Alternate Delegate
- Pine Ridge Middle School, YMCA; USSSA (traveling basketball), Basketball Coach
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