Judy Woods

Krieg DeVault, LLP
One Indiana Square
Suite 2800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 238-6338

Judy Woods is a partner with the firm's Litigation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial and "bet the company" litigation, including antitrust, class actions, shareholder and corporate governance disputes, international contracts, finance disputes, fraud, RICO and other business disputes.

Judy has represented parties in complex litigation, involving acquisitions and sales of financial institutions, ERISA matters, violations related to the sale of annuities, debentures or other securities,corporate governance and fiduciary duty disputes, , officers, directors, shareholders, broker/dealers, and accounting firms in connection with these types of matters. Judy has also handled many business to business disputes and several large discrimination matters (including issues of age, race, gender and religion) for a variety of organizations and companies.


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1987, J.D.
cum laude
Cale J. Holder Distinguished Scholar, 1986
Englehart Fellowship, 1986
Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review, Volumes 19 and 20, 1986-1987
Order of Barristers, 1986
Bryn Mawr College, 1978, M.A.
Macalester College, 1973, B.A.
magna cum laude


Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Electronic Discovery Pilot Program Committee (1998-present; Chair, Task Force on Ethics and E-Discovery, 2016-2019)
Member, Advisory Committee on Litigation for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (2016-present)
Member, Advisory Committee on the Constitution for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (2016-present)
Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Board of Directors, Indianapolis Opera 2009-2016 (President, 2012)
Member, International Center for Dispute Resolution (2000-present)
Trustee, John S. Grimes Trust, Indiana University School of Law (1992-present)
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, Panel of Neutrals for Large and Complex Cases, Commercial and Consumer Cases (1994-present)
Board of Trustees, St. Richard's Episcopal School (2007-2012)