Dan Woods has been recognized once again as a leading litigator by Chambers USA. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms all across the country. This is Mr. Woods' 19th year of being recognized by Chambers USA. This year's Chambers USA highlighted that his clients felt "Dan has a presence in the courtroom" and "is smart and articulate." Chambers USA has also noted his clients appreciate his ability to accurately predict the outcome of a case and admire his confident trial skills.
Mr. Woods has received almost every honor in the legal industry, and has received some of these honors multiple times. The American Bar Association, California Bar Association, The Salvation Army and Inner City Law Center have all recognized and honored Mr. Woods for his work, his achievements and his ability to deliver one-of-a-kind results. The Daily Journal recognized Mr. Woods in their Top Verdicts of 2018 Supplement for an Antitrust Verdict in the Central District. He has also been recognized as a California "Litigation Star" in Benchmark Litigation for 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2018 and named a "Super Lawyer" in the Southern California Super Lawyers Edition each year since 2004.
Mr. Woods was named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal in 2011. In 2011, Mr. Woods was awarded the ABA's John Minor Wisdom Public Interest and Professionalism Award. He received a 2011 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year Award, and was named a 2010 Attorney of the Year by the Recorder. Mr. Woods was presented with the 2011 "Partner in Mission" award by The Salvation Army. The Log Cabin Republicans presented him with the "President Ronald Reagan Award" for 2011. Mr. Woods received the Katherine Krause Award presented by the Inner City Law Center for outstanding leadership and service to its clients, tenants in slum housing buildings, (2000), and was a recipient of the California State Bar President's Award for Pro Bono Service the same year. Mr. Woods was selected in 2016 by Irish Legal 100, an annual compilation of the top 100 lawyers in the United States of Irish descent.