Harry A. Woods Jr.

Director

Office: Oklahoma City
Email: harry.woods@crowedunlevy.com

Phone: 405.235.7754
Fax: 405.272.5236
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Harry A. Woods Jr. has been with Crowe & Dunlevy for more than 40 years and currently serves as an advisory director. His practice focuses on civil litigation, including complex business litigation, commercial litigation, and products liability defense. Harry has extensive experience with insurance bad faith defense, tort and contract litigation, financial fraud litigation, accounting malpractice, class actions, Civil RICO, NASD arbitrations, horse racing industry litigation and administrative law proceedings, and Indian Law and Gaming litigation and administrative proceedings, in addition to trial experience. For more than 20 years, he has been listed in the commercial litigation section of Best Lawyers (Woodward/White), and he is also listed in the Bet-the-Company Litigation, Securities Litigation, Mass Tort/Class Actions and Products Liability sections.

A member of the Oklahoma Bar Association for more than 40 years, Harry has served the organization in several capacities, including President during its centennial year, 2004. He has been honored with several OBA awards including the Neil E. Bogan Professionalism Award and two Golden Gavel Awards. The Oklahoma Bar Foundation awarded him its Outstanding Service Award. Harry is a charter member and past president of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court. In 2002, the Inn awarded the John Shipp Award for Professionalism to him. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the American Law Institute.

Harry has served as an adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University Law School. He served as a co-planner and as the moderator for the First Annual John Shipp Memorial Symposium on Professionalism and Civility (1999). He has participated as chair or faculty member on numerous CLE programs, including programs on business litigation, securities litigation, Civil RICO, products liability, class actions, depositions, ethics and professionalism.

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Professional Experience

  • City of Edmond, Oklahoma, Councilman

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Law Institute (Member, 1997 — 2005)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Member, 1997 — 2005)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (President, 2004)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Board of Governors, 2001 — 2005)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Chair, Legal Ethics Committee, 1997 — 1998)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Member, Professional Responsibility Tribunal, 1999 — 2002)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Co-Chair, Professionalism Task Force, 1999)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Chair Long Range Financial Task Force, 2009)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow, 2004 — Present)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Interim State Delegate from Oklahoma, 2004-2005)
  • American Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 2003 — 2005)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Nominating Committee, 2003 and 2005)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member, 1990 — 2004)
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2001 — 2003)
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association (Co-Chair, Professionalism Committee, 1999)
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court (Charter Member, 1995 - 2003)
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court (President, 1998 - 2000)

Honors & Awards

  • Oklahoma Bar Association Neil Bogan Professionalism Award, 1998
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Golden Gavel Award, 1993
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Golden Gavel Award, 1998
  • American Inn of Court John Shipp Award for Professionalism, 2002
  • Journal Record Leadership in Law Award, 2009
  • The Best Lawyers in America in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (1987 - Present)
  • Selected to Oklahoma Super Lawyers, 2006-11, 2013-15

Classes Taught

  • CLE
  • Legal Profession, Oklahoma City University, 2002
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