Gregory Woods

Business Law


PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Greg Woods advises small-business owners on a variety of matters. His practice focuses on labor & employment, M&A, securities, and tax.

Greg is well-suited to the task. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Business and earned his Corporate and Securities Law Concentration while attending law school at George Mason University. His legal career began as an Honors Intern at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Greg lives in the Portland area with his wife, Jessica, and their son, Liam. He can frequently be found running, skiing on Mt. Hood, hiking in the Gorge, cheering on the Timbers, exploring the Coast, or touring Oregon's wine country.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Member of the litigation team that successfully settled the State of Oregon's claims with Oracle, the world's second largest software company, regarding the creation of a health exchange and modernization of state healthcare systems.

Negotiated a compensation package for the departing Chief Financial Officer of a large Oregon-based consumer products company.

Primary associate to investigate the internal fraud of an employee benefits program that lead to civil penalties and criminal arrest against the perpetrator.

Associate counsel to successfully enforce a Purchase and Sale Agreement and earn a trial judgment to prevent the conversion of business assets.

ADMISSIONS

Washington, 2013.

Oregon, 2014.

EDUCATION

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.

University of Connecticut, B.S. Finance, Real Estate & Urban Economics.

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

OSB Civil Rights Newsletter, Editor.

George and Donald Simpson American Inn of Court

WSBA Young Lawyers Section, Southwest Representative (Former).

Oregon State Bar; Washington State Bar Association; Multnomah County Bar Association, and; Clark County Bar Association.

PUBLISHED WORK

"A Budding Industry May Wither Under the Trump Administration," Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter, Spring 2017.

"An Interview With Brad Avakian, Oregon's Labor Commissioner," Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter, December 2017.

The Establishment Clause and the Court's use of a Virginia-centric Religious History, (Forthcoming) 2018.