Nathan E. Woody

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Decatur, GA

Corales & Woody, LLC
 | 160 Clairemont Ave, Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 678-386-5060
Fax: 404-393-9556
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Advocating for injured workers throughout Georgia, Nathan E. Woody is an attorney at Corales & Woody. He has an extensive knowledge of the state’s workers’ compensation laws and processes, adeptly helping clients navigate claims and claim denials. Mr. Woody also handles criminal law cases.

In 2001, Mr. Woody graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 2005 from the Georgia State University College of Law.

With more than a decade of experience, Mr. Woody understands how both insurance companies and employers approach workers’ compensation cases. In fact, at the start of his career, he represented those entities in these matters. Now, he is able to bring that perspective to his practice, where he fights for people who have suffered on-the-job injuries.

Mr. Woody is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida. He also appears on behalf of clients before the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation. Outside litigation and hearings, Mr. Woody holds a civil mediation certification from the Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service Inc., which enables him to help clients avoid courtroom proceedings.

Well-respected in the legal community, Mr. Woody holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; he has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; and the American Institute of Legal Counsel has named him in its 10 Best Workers’ Compensation Attorneys for Client Satisfaction list.

When he is not with clients, Mr. Woody enjoys playing an active role with the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association. He also volunteers with an agency that serves children of parents who were killed on the job, the Kids’ Chance of Georgia Inc.

*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
  • 80%Workers' Compensation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Nathan Woody

Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Mediator for Civil Litigation by Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service., 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dekalb County Bar Association, 2015
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2005
  • Georgia Bar Association, 2005
  • Federal District of Northern Florida
  • Federal District of Middle Georgia
  • Federal District of Northern Georgia
  • Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Hayes Elementary School Leadership Academy, 2014
  • Volunteer, Kids' Chance of Georgia scholarship program for children whose parents are injured or killed in accidents at work., 2011
  • St. Paul's Prebyterian Church - inner city church with focus on homeless ministry, 2006

Educational Background:

  • University of South Carolina, Honors: Cum Laude

Industry Groups

  • Workers' Compensation
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Office Location for Nathan E. Woody

160 Clairemont Ave
Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 678-386-5060

Fax: 404-393-9556

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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