Timothy P. Woods

972 759 1436
972 770 7844 (FAX)

twoods@higierallen.com

2711 North Haskell Ave
Suite 2400
Dallas, Texas 75204
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Timothy Woods practices in both federal and state court in the areas of corporate, banking, securities, business tort and fraud, officer and director liability, and general commercial litigation. His practice involves representing commercial clients in suits ranging from simple note cases to large complex business disputes.

He also has extensive experience in both the courtroom and in arbitration proceedings. Mr. Woods handles employment and labor litigation for both employers and employees, and represents both developers and contractors in contract disputes. Tim has broad experience in collection proceedings and loan work-outs. In addition, Mr. Woods has experience defending car dealerships in consumer DTPA cases. In fact, he was lead counsel in a groundbreaking case in which the Dallas Court of Appeals first engrafted a common law defense to DTPA actions. See Autohaus v. Aguilar, 794 S.W.2d 459 (Tex. App. – Dallas 1990, den’d per curiam, 800 S.W.2d 853).

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Disputes
  • Banking
  • Securities Litigation
  • Business Tort and Fraud
  • Officer and Director Liability
  • General and Complex Commercial Litigation

Industries

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Construction
  • Developers

Representative Experience

  • Represented prevailing party in dispute with multi-billion dollar, publicly traded, company in dispute pertaining to real estate financing. Included in the judgment was an award of attorney’s fees which were less than half of Defendant’s.
  • Successfully defended business broker in dispute with client over purchase of business. Obtained judgment for attorney’s fees incurred in defense of suit.
  • Successfully appealed judgment against automobile dealer, resulting in first common law defense to consumer protection statute.
  • Successfully represented multiple lenders in claims against borrowers and guarantors.

Education

  • B.A. degree from Purdue University
  • J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Awards & Recognitions

  • Exemplary AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Legal Associations, Professional Affiliations, and Community Leadership

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association