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Nicole Woods is a partner at Ice Miller where she practices complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on financial services litigation and arbitration, contract disputes, business torts, and construction disputes. 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 has 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. 

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 full time 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.
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Obtained summary judgment for large corporate client that resulted in dismissal of the complaint prior to certification of potential multi-state wage and hour collective action lawsuit
  • Garrett Day, LLC v. International Paper Co., 2019 WL 1331680 (S.D. Ohio Mar. 25, 2019)
  • Trumbull-Great Lakes-Ruhlin v. Veritas Steel, LLC, No. 1:18 CV 745, 2018 WL 6589872 (N.D. Ohio Dec. 14, 2018)
  • Stifel Fin. Corp. v. Iannarino, No. 2:18-CV-1223, 2018 WL 6288020 (S.D. Ohio Dec. 3, 2018)
  • N. Am. Dismantling Corp. v. AEP Generation Res., Inc., No. 2:17-CV-809, 2018 WL 4690791 (S.D. Ohio Sept. 28, 2018)
  • Horter Investment Management, LLC v. Cutter et al., 2017 WL 2619337 (S.D.Ohio June 16, 2017)
Speaking Engagements
  • "Ethics, Confidentiality, and Work Product:  Pitfalls & Best Practices," Ice Miller CLE Forum for In-House Counsel, Columbus, Ohio (December 2016)
  • "Trending Cybercrime Issues," BKD 2016 Financial Services Symposium, Columbus, Ohio (November 2016)
  • “Electronic Discovery Update and Practice Pointers,” Ice Miller CLE Forum for In-House Counsel, Columbus, Ohio (December 2014)
  • "Fairfield County v. Ohio EPA: Uncovering the Dark Secrets of TMDLs, WQS, and Effluent Limitations," Ohio Water Environment Association (September 2013)
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