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Sharon  M. Woods


Construction Defects Litigation
Employment Litigation and Counseling
Class Actions
Business Counseling
Bet The Company Litigation


J.D., 1971, University of Detroit
School of Law, Summa Cum Laude

 B.S., 1968, University of Detroit
 Magna Cum Laude


  • Arbitrator - American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator and Discovery Master - Wayne County Circuit Court and Oakland County Circuit Court
  • Recognized in 2021 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™
  • Recognized in DBusiness magazine’s 2021 list of Top Lawyers
  • Recipient of United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan/Federal Bar Association Award for Civility (2019)
  • Featured in Michigan Leading Lawyers as Top Ten Women Business Lawyers and Top 100 Business Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV Preeminent 5 (2019)
  • Named by Benchmark Litigation as one of the USA's top 250 women in litigation (2012-present)
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Professional Malpractice Law (2020)
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as The Best Lawyer in Detroit - Construction Litigation (2012), Real Estate Litigation (2013), Professional Malpractice Defense (2014)
  • Recognized in Chambers USA, Client's Guide to America's Leading Lawyers, for Commercial Litigation, including advisory board (2014-present)
  • Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers -- Business Litigation (2006-2022)
  • "Top 10" Michigan Lawyers (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • "Top 25" Women Business Attorneys in Michigan (2018)
  • "Top 50" Women Attorneys in Michigan (2006-2022)
  • "Top 100" Attorneys in Michigan (2006-2020)
  • "Top Women Lawyers" in Michigan (2019-2020)
  • "Top Attorneys" in Michigan (2012-Present)
  • Best Lawyers Women in the Law (2018-2022)
  • dBusiness Top Business Lawyers (2019)
  • Honored by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of twenty Women in the Law (2010)
Sharon M. Woods
Tel: 313-596-9304
Fax: 313-983-3322
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