Areas of Experience
Complex Commercial Litigation • Litigation • Professional Liability •
Entertainment and Media • Real Estate • Retail • Fiduciary Litigation
• Universities and Colleges • North America
Edward A. Woods focuses on complex commercial litigation and entertainment litigation in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration.
Practice & Background
Mr. Woods’ practice includes representation of entrepreneurs, manufacturers, retail establishments, real estate developers and syndicators, entertainers, film production and distribution companies, lawyers and law firms. He is admitted to practice before all California courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Woods received his J.D. from UCLA in 1972, was a member of the UCLA Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. As an undergraduate, he attended the University of California at Berkeley and UCLA, receiving a B.A. in film from UCLA in 1968. In 1968 and 1969, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Libya.
Mr. Woods’ representative matters include:
• representing the trustees of a half-billion-dollar trust as defendants in a four-week jury trial focused on whether the trust had breached