PROFILE

Ms. Woodbury has practiced law in Austin, Texas, since 1984, in law firms and as in-house counsel for a publicly traded corporation.  Her broad business experience includes negotiating and drafting complex contracts; trademark and copyright registration, licensing and counseling; patent licensing; software licensing; distribution agreements; purchase and sale of complex equipment; formation and governance of business entities; securities private placement; sale and purchase of businesses; financial institution regulation; and regulatory analysis.  Her clients have included individual and organizational clients in the public and private sectors, both start-up and long-established, involved in heavy industry, high technology, finance, hospitality, health care, education, publishing, consulting, energy, real estate, trade associations and public charities.

 

Professional Affiliations:

• Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, 1984

• State Bar of Texas, Computer and Technology Law Section and Intellectual Property Law Section

• Austin Asian American Bar Association

 

Community Involvement:

• Member of the Policy Development Team for Texas Appleseed’s 2010 report, “Improving the Lives of Children in Long Term Foster Care: The Role of Texas’ Courts and Legal System,” commissioned by the Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families

 

Education:

• University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1984

• University of Chicago, M.A., Linguistics, 1981

• University of California, B.A. Linguistics, with Great Distinction, 1978

 

Awards and Honors:

• AV® PreeminentTM * 5.0 out of 5

• National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

• Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Berkeley