Tammy Wood concentrates her practice on civil, commercial and labor and employment litigation. She handles commercial trials, arbitrations and appeals in representing corporate entities, individuals and governmental entities in cases involving various industries and businesses, including telecommunications, manufacturing, insurance, health care, food products, oil and gas, advertising, trucking, construction, franchising, real estate, debt servicing, and high technology. She regularly seeks and obtains, or successfully defends against, claims for injunctive relief on behalf of her clients, including claims involving unfair competition, breaches of non-compete and confidentiality agreements, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
In the labor and employment realm, she defends companies in discrimination and retaliation cases, at the administrative agency level and in state and federal actions. She has defended companies and public entities in employment discrimination claims involving sexual harassment, gender, race, pregnancy, age and retaliation, including workers compensation claim retaliation. She also defends companies in claims of unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
She represents corporate landlords and tenants in forcible detainer cases and suits for breach of lease and nonpayment of rent. Tammy represents owners of property and contractors in suits involving mechanic’s and materialmen’s liens, as well as construction disputes involving claims of faulty construction, project mismanagement and delay damages. She obtains and collects judgments on debts on behalf of business entities, and represents fiduciaries in litigation in the probate courts involving trusts and estates. Tammy represents taxpayers in disputes regarding real and personal property valuation and suits for delinquent taxes. She represents creditors in adversary proceedings pending in bankruptcy courts.
Tammy represents major utility companies in prosecuting injunctive and property damage claims involving cable and line cuts by contractors, in defending personal injury and property damage lawsuits involving company facilities, in defending suits regarding right-of-way and easement issues, and in suits between carriers involving interconnection issues.