Nicole Woods is an associate at Ice Miller where she focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, business torts, construction disputes, and financial services litigation. She has also assisted in significant environmental litigation. In her role as a litigation associate, she is involved in every aspect of litigation, at both the trial and appellate level, and appeared and argued before both state and federal judges. She was also integral in the drafting of a petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.
Nicole served as e-discovery and litigation technology coordinator for the Columbus office. Her knowledge of computers and technology allows her to effectively counsel clients on best practices in searching, preserving, collecting, and producing electronically stored information. She is also a part of the Data Security and Privacy Practice, where she has written and presented on a variety of topics, including the Internet of Things.
Nicole began her legal career as an administrative assistant. While working fulltime, she obtained her paralegal certificate from Capital University Law School in 2005. Then, while continuing to work fulltime as a paralegal, she obtained her juris doctor, summa cum laude, from Capital University Law School in 2009 where she was a member of the Order of the Barristers and Order of the Curia. She was also a member of the National Moot Court Team and was awarded CALI excellence book awards for top performance in eight different classes.