Tammy Wood is the Chair of the Litigation Section at Bell Nunnally. She 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, SaaS, advertising, retail, food service, security services, 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. She has first chair jury trial, bench trial and arbitration experience.
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, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability and retaliation, including workers' compensation claim retaliation. She also defends companies against Fair Labor Standards Act claims.
She also represents fiduciaries in litigation in the probate courts involving trusts and estates, including will contests, motions for accounting, and suits to remove fiduciaries.
Tammy also defends companies who are not subscribers to the Texas Workers' Compensation system against tort claims brought by employees and defends major utility companies in suits regarding right-of-way and easement issues and in tort and contract claims brought by customers and contractors.