Maurice G. Woods, II

Maurice G. Woods, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

McAtee & Woods, P.C.
 | 410 Northwest 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405-232-5067
Fax: 405-232-0009
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (60%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Maurice G Woods, II has been a trial lawyer for 23 years, and founded McAtee and Woods, P.C. in 2001.  McAtee & Woods is established within the industry for its thorough, effective and aggressive litigators. The attorneys at McAtee & Woods successfully represent and counsel clients throughout the State of Oklahoma. With nearly fifty years of combined trial experience Mike McAtee and Maurice Woods, II have earned Martindale-Hubbell's AV rating and the firm has received a listing in the prestigious Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Our reputation has been built by obtaining results in the courtroom. Many of our clients are insurance companies that look to us for our trial expertise, but that experience also makes our lawyers equally adept at representing Plaintiffs. We have won several seven-figure settlements in the areas of trucking negligence, products liability, and automobile negligence. As problem solvers the firm routinely counsels clients on how to avoid situations or claim practices which could result in litigation. Our near-paperless office system and use of cutting-edge litigation management software allows for unmatched efficiency in handling cases locally or remotely.  McAtee & Woods is uniquely positioned to meet its clients' needs with a proven edge over the competition.

About Maurice Woods, II

Admitted: 1996, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage: http://www.mcateeandwoods.com/index-2.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association 2010-Vice Chair, Continuing Education Committee  
  • Federal Bar Association - Oklahoma City Chaper, 2019
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Supreme Court of Oklahoma, 1996
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Lions Club International, Okarche Chapter 2009, 2010
  • Board of Directors, Reduxion Theatre Company, 2008, 2009, 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Farmer's Alliance Mutual Insurance Company, Lecturer, Adjusting the Automobile Claim, Insurance, 2006
  • National Business Institute CLE Seminar, Lecturer, Insurance Law A to Z, Insurance, 2007
  • Kansas Claims Association, Lecturer, Adjusting the Automobile Injury Claim, Insurance, 2008
  • State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, Lecturer, Recent Developments in Insurance Law, Insurance, 2005
  • National Business Institute, CLE Seminar, Litigating Insurance Contract Claims Start to Finish, Lecturer, 2010
  • Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims, NBI, 2010
  • State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Company, Instructor, Law & Learn Seminar, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • LEGEND: DATE OF JURY TRIAL, STYLE OF CASE, VENUE, TYPE OF CASE, PARTY REPRESENTED, JURY VERDICT ----    1. January 1997 Moore v. City of Tishomingo Johnston County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant   2. September 1997 Bryant v. Broce Construction Co Oklahoma County Trucking Neg. Defendant, Defendant  3. September 1998 Fitzpatrick v. Ross Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Plaintiff, Plaintiff $5,343.00  4. October 1998 Stearns v. Hayes Muskogee County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  5. November 1998 Duff v. DeWoody Cleveland County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  6. December 1998 Keef v. Buske Lines Pittsburgh County Trucking Neg. Plaintiff, Plaintiff $8,251.25  7. January 1999 Jones v. Huff Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  8. May 1999 Hesbrook v. Beall Trucking Comanche County Trucking Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $36,404  9. May 1999 Grunke v. Western Oklahoma Sand and Gravel Woodward County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $29,991  10. June 1999 McGuire v. Qwest Lincoln County Auto Neg. Plaintiff, Defendant  11. October 1999 Hemphill v. Toles Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $2,500.00  12. December 1999 Barry v. Sizemore Oklahoma County Trucking Neg. Defendant, Defendant1  3. January 2000 Black v. Baggett Pittsburgh County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  14. May 2000 General Supply v. Goucher Grady County Trucking Neg. Plaintiff, Defendant  15. August 2000 Smith v. Diffee Ford Lincoln Mercury W.D. OK FMLA Defendant, Plaintiff $58,000  16. March 2001 Keilwitz v. Broce Construction W.D. OK Trucking Neg. Defendant, Defendant  17. June 2001 Scott v. City of Purcell W.D. OK §1983 Excessive Force Defendant, Defendant  18. September 2001 Gomez v. Brown Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Plaintiff, Plaintiff $8,060.75  19. October 2001 Hart v. Newcastle W.D. OK §1983 Excessive Force Defendant, Defendant  20. May 2002 Irvin v. Bridgeco Payne County Wrongful Death Defendant, Defendant  21. June 2003 Anglin v. Pendley Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $150,000  22. October 2003 Richardson v. Humphrey Muskogee County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  23. March 2005 Jones v. Bob Mills Furniture Oklahoma County Personal Injury Defendant, Defendant  24. February 2006 Nguyen v. Eldredge Oklahoma County Homeowners Neg. Defendant, Defendant  25. March 2006 Sartin v. Hargrove Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $3,014.00  26. April 2006 Ross v. Stanley W.D. OK §1983 Excessive Force Defendant, Defendant  27. May 2006 Penner v. Trimble Okmulgee County Wrongful Death Defendant, Defendant  28. October 2006 Southwestern Bell Telephone v. All Roads Paving, Inc Canadian County Property Neg. Defendant, Defendant  29. October 2006 Orr v. Matthews Funeral Home Oklahoma County Funeral Home Neg. / Breach of Contract Defendant, Defendant  30. April 2007 Sisco v. Amex Assurance Co N.D. OK Bad Faith / Breach of Contract Defendant, Plaintiff $58,000  31. June 2007 Taylor v. Callaway Marshall County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  32. October 2007 Burger v. Blair Stephens County Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant  33. June 2008 Alcott v. Brockhaus Cleveland County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $7,000.00  34. October 2008 McCann v. Chesley Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $220,000  35. December 2008 Raines v. High Plains Services, Inc. Blaine County Trucking Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $6,000,000  36. January 2009 Nail v. Houston Cherokee County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $1,376.70  37. March 2009 Williams v. Keck Oklahoma County Dog Bite Defendant, Defendant  38. June 2009 Roby v. Bethea Tulsa County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $3,813.00.  39. June 2010 Painter v. Johnston Utility Service Oklahoma County Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $8,375.00. 40. November 2010 Van Hoose Construction v. J&J Plumbing, Oklahoma County, Breach of Construction Contract Plaintiff, Plaintiff $58,510.  41. February 2011 Hayes v. Clark, Oklahoma County, Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant $0. 42.  June 2011 Owens v. Havelka Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant $0.  43. December 2011 Williams v. Bunyard, Oklahoma County, Auto Neg. Defendant, Plaintiff $5,200.  44. April 2013 Walker v. Powell, Cotton County, Livestock Neg. Defendant, Defendant $0. 45. November 2013 Seneca Ins. v. Western Claims, USDC WDOK, Indemnity, Defendant, Defendant $0, 46. March 2015 Smereck v. Cox, Canadian County, Auto Neg. Defendant, Defendant on CounterClaim $330,000.00 47. October 2015 Woods v. Covington, Creek County, Auto Neg., Defendant, Defendant $0;  48. January 2016 Kallenberger v. Roblyer, Oklahoma County, Landowner Nuisance, Defendant, Defendant $0. 49. March 2017 Darwin v. Record, Tulsa County, Auto Neg., Defendant, Defendant $0. 50. August 2017 Barrientos v. Good, Cleveland County, Auto Neg., Defendant, Plaintiff $991. 51. October 2017 Nickel v. Sweet, Wagoner County, Dog Bite, Defendant, Defendant. 52. January 2019, Meredith v. Moses, Canadian County, Auto Neg., Defendant, Plaintiff $8,000; 53. February 2019, Speicher v. Roberts, Oklahoma County, Hospital Neg., Defendant, Plaintiff $7,401; 54. September 2019, Fessenden v. CSAA Ins. Co., WDOK, Breach of UM Contract/Bad Faith, Defendant, Defendant. .  ------Considering the circumstances of the cases, including offers of settlement or Offers to Confess Judgment, the foregoing demonstrates a Win / Loss record of 49-4 or 93% jury trial success rate.         PLAINTIFF'S SETTLEMENTS:  2003 -- PRODUCTS LIABILITY -- $1,150,000.00;  2003 --AUTOMOBILE NEGLIGENCE -- $1,000.000.00;  2004 -- AUTOMOBILE NEGLIGENCE -- $1,250,000.00;  2008 -- TRUCKING NEGLIGENCE -- $3,750,000.00; 2012 -- TRUCKING NEGLIGENCE -- $2,100,000.00; 2015 -- BAD FAITH -- $950,000.00; 2015 -- AUTOMOBILE NEGLIGENCE/PRODUCTS LIABILITY -- $1,150,000; 2016 TRUCKING NEGLIGENCE -- $597,500.00; 2018 -- WRONGFUL DEATH -- $875,000.00; 2019 -- AUTO/MOTORCYCLE NEG. -- $750,000.00.   *These results are for historical context only and are not intended to predict the outcome of your case or future results.

Representative Clients:

  • National American Insurance Company;  State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company;  State Farm Fire and Casualty Company;  AAA Insurance Company;  Traders Insurance Company;  Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Company;  Union Standard Insurance Company; Imperial Fire & Casualty Insurance Company; MedJames Insurance Company;  Topa Insurance Company;  Ameriprise Insurance Company;  State Auto Mutual Insurance Company;  State and County Mutual Fire Insurance Company;  Mustang Claim Service;  Commander Aircraft Co.;  Schwarz Ready-Mix, Inc.;  Arrow Trucking Company;  Broce Construction Co.;  Action Safety & Supply;  BridgeCo Contractors;  High Plains Services, Inc.;  Plumbing Solutions, Inc.; Matthews Trenching Company; Wesley Estell Excavating Co.; Kudron Concrete and Construction Co.;  Vassar Manufacturing Co.;  Morgan Well Service;  Beck Pump & Supply; VanHoose Construction Co.; Gaillardia Country Club

Educational Background:

  • University of Oklahoma, B.S. Finance, 1993
  • Heritage Hall High School, Oklahoma City, 1989
  • University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1996

Industry Groups

  • Aviation Liability
  • Construction Defects
  • Insurance
  • Oil And Gas Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking Negligence
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Office Location for Maurice G. Woods, II

410 Northwest 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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Last Updated: 11/7/2019

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