With a practice focused on litigation and dispute resolution, Shauna E. Woods has appeared and argued numerous cases before state and federal trial courts. She has been critical to KBK’s media, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation practice, representing clients ranging from an internationally-known celebrity to an overseas film investor seeking to recoup losses from an investment in an Oscar-nominated film.
Ms. Woods has also been a valuable member of the firm’s white collar practice, helping to develop successful defenses for clients under investigation for money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal charges.
With experience in complex business disputes, Ms. Woods has successfully resolved real estate, antitrust, intellectual property, trade secret, contract, securities, and employment disputes in state and federal courts for clients across a diverse array of industries, including cosmetics, small cell infrastructure, hotel management, and lock manufacturing.
Ms. Woods has a passion for pro bono representation. She secured asylum in the U.S. for a mother and her 14-year-old daughter, who feared for their lives in their home country of El Salvador. She championed the rights of low-income tenants facing eviction after a corporate property-flipping landlord bought their apartment building in a rapidly gentrifying Los Angeles neighborhood. Ms. Woods also helped other tenants secure improved living conditions, and she has assisted undocumented immigrants in their applications to safely remain in the U.S. by obtaining asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).