Eddie D. Woodworth

Associate

woodworth@youngbasile.com / vCard

3001 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 624
Troy, MI 48084

P: 248-649-3333
F: 248-649-3338

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013; selected to be Publications Editor for the Journal of Law and Health and selected to be member of Moot Court Team
  • Cleveland State University, B.B.A., Information Systems and Technology, cum laude, 2010

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

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.

Industry Experience

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.

Publications

Pharmageddon: A Statutory Solution to Curb Ohio’s Prescription Abuse Problem, 26 J.L. & Health 103 (2013)

Professional Activities

  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Michigan

Case Studies

  • Litigation Case Study: Preventing a Class Action

    Young Basile’s aggressive defense successfully thwarts a high-stakes class action litigation against global paint manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company.

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