Mr. Woodworth concentrates his practice in complex commercial, intellectual property and employment disputes in both federal and state courts. Mr. Woodworth has litigated contract disputes, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, employment disputes and general civil litigation in over a dozen different federal trial and appellate courts across the country, and serves on the trial team in complex federal trials.
Mr. Woodworth also has significant experience addressing issues related to electronic discovery, including all facets of document preservation, analysis and production. He has advised corporate clients with respect to structuring their litigation hold, document retention, and bring your own device (“BYOD”) policies.
Mr. Woodworth has also advised corporate clients with respect to employee privacy rights and the intersection of those rights with domestic discovery obligations. The scope of such advice has included not only domestic obligations under federal and state laws, but also international obligations, including obligations in the European Union.
Prior to joining Young Basile, Mr. Woodworth worked in the general counsel’s office for one of the largest paint and coatings manufacturers in the country, a Fortune 300 company.
- Pharmageddon: A Statutory Solution to Curb Ohio’s Prescription Abuse Problem, 26 J.L. & Health 103 (2013)
- Oakland County Bar Association
- Ohio State Bar Association
- The State Bar of Michigan