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A partner in the Litigation Department, Julia Tarver-Mason Wood has experience litigating a wide array of civil and criminal matters, including securities, bankruptcy, patent and antitrust litigation, white collar criminal defense cases, professional representations and complex international arbitrations. She has considerable trial experience and has also done extensive pro bono work in the area of the death penalty.
An experienced trial lawyer, Julia has conducted or participated in trials in federal and state courts around the country. She has taken two jury cases to verdict, and has helped to settle others on the eve, or in the midst, of trial. In addition, she has argued complex apellate matters before U.S. courts of appeal.
A sample of her litigation experience includes the representation of clients such as:
Julia's opinions have been sought by numerous television news programs and respected magazines, newspapers and journals, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, American Lawyer, The New York Law Journal, CBS News, and Fox News, among others. She is a frequent public speaker at various bar association events, including at American Bar Association conferences, the American Society of International Law, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Columbia Law School, and others.
Julia served as managing editor of the Columbia Law Review, was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and was awarded Columbia Law School's two highest prizes for trial advocacy. Julia is a former secretary of the New York City Bar Association's Committee on Capital Punishment. In 2000, Julia received the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Gideon Award for her representation of attorneys in a lawsuit challenging New York's capital counsel fees. She has since been honored for her pro bono representation of detainees held at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
See Library Tab for articles, publications and presentations by Julia Wood
Aug 04, 2015 | News
Fitch Wins Dismissal of Fraud Claim in New York Supreme Court
Jan 07, 2015 | News
Preliminary Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Challenging Police Practices in NYC Public Housing
Dec 03, 2012 | News
Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claims Against Fitch
Jul 17, 2012 | Publications
Is There a Fundamental Right to Take a Plaintiff's Deposition?
Jan 29, 2015
Benchmark Litigation Names Paul, Weiss “Antitrust Firm of the Year”