Shauna E. Woods 2018-07-01T20:58:04+00:00

Shauna E. Woods’ practice focuses on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in complex business disputes. She has successfully resolved real estate, antitrust, intellectual property, trade secret, contract, securities, and employment disputes in both state and federal courts for clients across various industries, including makeup manufacturing, lock manufacturing, small cell infrastructure, and hotel management. Ms. Woods has appeared and argued in numerous cases before state and federal trial courts. She has also provided pro bono representation to tenants who were seeking better living conditions as well as undocumented immigrants applying for asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).

Education

Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2014

  • Cum laude
  • Alaska Law Review, Executive Editor

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., History, 2010

  • Cum laude, Departmental Distinction
  • Recipient of the Dick Cook Award for Outstanding Research

Clerkships

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    Hon. Virginia A. Phillips

Commercial Litigation

  • Served as the lead associate in the defense of a lock manufacturer in antitrust litigation that was filed by a competitor.
  • Served as the lead associate in the defense of an employer, which favorably settled a wrongful termination lawsuit that was filed by a former employee.
  • Served as an integral member of legal team which favorably settled a contract dispute that was brought against a mobile infrastructure company.
  • Served as an integral member of legal team, which defended a medical device manufacturer against allegations of market manipulation and securities fraud. The case was favorably settled.

Pro Bono and Public Interest Litigation

  • Represented an HIV-positive mother and her son who were seeking asylum.
  • Successfully represented several children seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) in the United States.
  • Assisted in the representation of a group of tenants who were suing their landlord for various habitability issues within an apartment building.
  • Successfully negotiated relocation benefits for a pregnant woman and her husband when their landlord renovated their apartment.
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Women’s Law Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • JDRF Young Leadership Committee, Board Member
  • Goodwin Procter LLP, 2016–2018
    Associate
  • California, 2014
  • U.S. District Courts
    Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California