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October 05, 2022

Benchmark Selects Musick, Peeler & Garrett Partner Daniel Woods as a Top Litigator

Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP announced that Partner Dan Woods has been named in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a ‘Benchmark Litigation Star.’ The publication describes recipients of this recognition as “one of the preeminent litigation practitioners in the US.”

“Dan is a talented litigator who continually provides the firm’s clients with the highest degree of strategy and service,” said Managing Partner R. Joseph De Briyn. “It’s an honor to have him represent our firm alongside a list of accredited professionals.

A partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Mr. Woods is one of the most accomplished and decorated litigators in California. The American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Inner City Law Center, Chambers USA and Los Angeles Daily Journal are a few of the publications and peer organizations which have recently honored Woods for his legal acumen and service in the community. Woods has been interviewed by and quoted in several publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Law360, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the San Jose Mercury News, the BBC, and sveral national radio stations. Over the course of Woods’ career, he’s been recognized by The American Lawyer, National Law Journal, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, The Recorder, The Guardian, the Washington Post, NPR, CNN and USA Today. Additionally, the American Bar Association, California Bar Association, The Salvation Army and Inner City Law Center have all recognized and honored Woods for his work, his achievements and his ability to deliver one-of-a-kind results.

Benchmark Litigation provides state firm rankings, national firm rankings, lists of top litigation stars, and special designations. Benchmark also provides, where possible, detailed editorial analysis of key law firm activity including important, recent case work and analysis and client feedback on top litigators. Research is conducted through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, the organization examines recent casework handled by law firms and asks individual litigators to provide their professional opinions on peers and practitioners within their jurisdiction or practice area.