Edwin V. Woodsome

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Edwin V. Woodsome

Retired Partner

Los Angeles | US Bank Tower, 633 West 5th Street, Suite 4900, Los Angeles, CA 90071-2013
+1 213 808 5711 | +1 213 808 5760

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Mr. Woodsome has more than 35 years of complex commercial trial experience in a variety of subject matter areas. These include consumer fraud, False Claims Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices cases, internal investigations and corporate compliance, securities class actions, product liability and toxic torts, antitrust, trade secrets, employment, international dispute resolution and intellectual property litigation. Mr.Woodsome also has significant experience in state and federal appellate courts throughout the United States, as well as extensive business counseling experience.

Mr. Woodsome’s clients include leading companies in the transportation, banking and financial services, publishing, real estate, technology, aerospace, oil and gas, entertainment and consumer products industries. He has served for many years as national trial and appellate litigation counsel for DHL, whom he has represented in a number of cases across the United States involving a broad range of subject matters. He also regularly represents other industry leaders including The Dow Chemical Company, Emirates, and MAPFRE in a wide range of complex litigation matters.

Mr. Woodsome is a frequent author and lecturer on a variety of business litigation, class action, international litigation and employment relations issues.

Education
  • College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1968, summa cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971, magna cum laude, editor of the Harvard Law Review
Admissions
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Honorable James O. Browning
Memberships
Southwestern Law School Board of Trustees
Member ABA, District of Columbia, California and Massachusetts bar associations