Gregory N. Woods

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Naples, FL

Woods, Weidenmiller, Michetti & Rudnick, LLP
9045 Strada Stell Court, Fourth Floor
Naples, FL 34109
Phone: 239-399-8865
Fax: 239-325-4080
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (70%), Construction Litigation: Business (20%), Land Use/Zoning (10%)
Attorney Profile

As shareholder and senior trial attorney at Woods, Weidenmiller, Michetti, & Rudnick LLP, Gregory N. Woods represents clients in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Naples, Florida, along with the rest of the southwest area of the state in complex legal issues of real estate, personal injury, and trust and estate litigation. Board-certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, he is also board-certified by The Florida Bar in civil trial law and business litigation.

Admitted to practice in both Texas and Florida, Mr. Woods focuses his legal practice on the following areas: complex disputes between shareholders, members and partners; malpractice actions and serious personal injury claims; construction disputes, insurance and banking disputes, intellectual property disputes, golf club litigation, complex land use disputes and real estate; and homeowner/condominium litigation. Throughout his career, he has tried over 70 cases to verdict as both defense and plaintiff counsel.

Mr. Woods attended The University of Iowa, where he graduated in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. At Baylor Law School in 1985, he graduated with his Juris Doctor. Tampa Magazine has named him a Top Florida Lawyer, Gulfshore Life named him a Top Lawyer in Southwest Florida, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

For one year, Mr. Woods served as the president of the Thomas S. Biggs Chapter of the American Inns of Court and the next year as the Collier County Bar Association’s Trial Lawyers Section president. He is currently a member of the Collier County Bar Association and The Florida Bar, and is treasurer of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business Litigation
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Land Use/Zoning
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Construction Defects

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2021

About Gregory N. Woods

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawfirmnaples.com/attorneys/gregory-n-woods/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 2006 – 2007 President of the American Inns of Court, Thomas L. Biggs Chapter
  • 2008 – 2009 President of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association 
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Member of the Collier County Bar Association
  • Florida, Texas
  • President of the Thomas S. Biggs Chapter, American Inns of Court, 2006
  • AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • President of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Collier County bar Association, 2008
  • Briefing Attorney: Texas Supreme Court, Justice Raul A. Gonzalez, 1985

Pro bono/Community Service

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) – Treasurer, SW FL Chapter
  • Pine Ridge Middle School, YMCA; USSSA (traveling basketball), Basketball Coach 
  • Collier County Republican Party, Executive Committee, Former Alternate Delegate

Educational Background

  • University of Iowa B.B.A., 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, “Deadly Blood: Litigation of Transfusion Associated AIDS Cases in Texas,” 21 Texas Tech Law Review 669, 1990
  • Author, “Texas Bystander Recovery: In the Aftermath of Sanchez v. Schindler,” 35 Baylor Law Review 883, 1983
  • Author, “Loss of Consortium: Extending Recovery to Unmarried Couples in Texas,” 35 Baylor Law Review 883, 1983
  • Co-author (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, “Invocation of Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination as Evidence in a Texas Civil Trial,” 23  Trial Lawyers Forum 41, 1988

Honors/Awards

  • Who’s Who by Gulfshore Life Magazine, Who’s Who
  • Top Lawyer in Southwest Florida by Gulfshore Life Magazine, Gulfshore Life Magazine
  •  Florida Super Lawyer, a Top Florida Lawyer, Tampa Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed State Bar of Texas, 1985
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator, 2008
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Golf Clubs
  • Governmental Entities
  • Homeowner/Condo Associations
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Title Insurance
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Office Location for Gregory N. Woods

9045 Strada Stell Court
Fourth Floor
Naples, FL 34109

Phone: 239-399-8865

Fax: 239-325-4080

Last Updated: 3/4/2021

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