Gary Woodfield is a shareholder at Nason Yeager. A former prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, Mr. Woodfield practices in the area of general civil, commercial and probate litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the country. He has tried more than 50 jury and non-jury trials in a wide range of cases including a matter involving investors in the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Mr. Woodfield has handled disputes involving complex, commercial litigation for public and private companies and business ventures, including contract disputes, business torts, partnership disputes, intellectual property and real estate litigation, probate and trust litigation, removal and surcharge of trustees, securities fraud, defamation, insurance matters, and much more. He is proud of the work he has done for his clients and prouder still of what the firm brings to clients.
A former Captain in the United States Army Reserve, Mr. Woodfield has extensive involvement in numerous non-profit and charitable causes including the Board of Directors and Past President of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Food Bank as well as the Palm Beach Community Trust Fund. He has received numerous awards for his pro bono services including The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award for the 15th Judicial Circuit.
Areas of Practice
- New York
- Fordham Law School, J.D.
- Alfred University
- Board Member and Past Chairman, Palm Beach County Food Bank
- Board Member and Past President, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
- Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Served on the Florida Bar’s Commission on the Legal Needs for Children
- Civil Litigation Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 2013
- Justice for All Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 2009
- The Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award for the Fifteenth Judicial District, 1999
- Juvenile Justice Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 1997
- Appellate Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 1992
- Co-Founder and first editor, Urban Law Journal, Fordham Law School