Eddie D. Woodworth

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3001 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 624
Troy, MI 48084

P: 248-244-0176
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, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Mr. Woodworth is a strategic advisor to corporate clients all over the country on all issues arising throughout the lifecycle of a business. He routinely advises his clients on employment matters (such as discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, and retaliation), intellectual property, unfair competition, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, wage and hour matters, shareholder issues, and routine commercial matters (such as contract negotiation, lease negotiations, supply chain issues, and disputes).

Clients turn to him for his ability to find creative ways to resolve disputes before they evolve into costly litigation. When litigation is inevitable, Mr. Woodworth tenaciously represents his clients in court and has litigated contract disputes, patent infringement matters, trade secret misappropriation matters, copyright infringement matters, employment disputes and general civil matters across the country. He also has extensive experience in managing complex electronic discovery.

Mr. Woodworth works in a variety of industries, including dentistry. He routinely advises clients on legal issues germane to dentistry, including formation, employment matters, lease issues, construction buildout issues, vendor disputes, and purchase/sale of a practice. Whether the client is a solo practitioner or national dental service organization (“DSO”), Mr. Woodworth offers his clients practical legal advice tempered with business sense.

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.

Honors/Distinctions

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2018-2022

Publications

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

Professional Activities

  • Oakland County Bar Association
    • Business Court Committee
    • ADR Committee
  • 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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