I work to communicate in a way that enables my client to understand what they need to know about a case, while at the same time speaking as directly as I can to their goals. Before I send the email or make the phone call, I put myself in their position. What does an in-house lawyer need and want? I work to give them the answers they need in order to best serve their client – the head of a business unit or the CEO.
Colvin “Woody” Norwood is a nationally recognized trial lawyer whose practice focuses on defense of products liability litigation. He has represented Fortune 100 clients as lead counsel in jury cases throughout the United States. Joining cutting-edge presentation technology with plain language, he explains complex concepts to jurors and judges in a way that ensures understanding and optimizes the probability of a successful result.
Woody has tried more than 100 cases to a jury verdict in 15 states. His cases have involved heavy equipment, electrical generation and transmission systems, industrial plant design, helicopter accidents, automotive design, medical devices, marine propulsion systems, heavy truck design, and electronic control systems.
Drawing on his deep experience in products liability litigation, Woody also advises manufacturers on the litigation and regulatory risks associated with product design changes.