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Passion. Expertise. Value.

The attorneys at Cobb Martinez Woodward are 100% focused on litigation, and acknowledged by their peers to be among the very best trial lawyers in Texas. We provide professionals and businesses with great clarity and a value-driven strategy, no matter how complex the circumstances.


Cobb Martinez Woodward Attorneys Selected as Texas Super Lawyers


CMW is Proud to Announce our Attorney Accolades


D Magazine recognizes 5 CMW Lawyers as "Best Lawyers in Dallas"


April 2019 Appellate Victory: Katherine Elrich, Carrie Phaneuf and Jennifer Smiley successfully defend on appeal before the Austin Court of Appeals a trial court’s dismissal under the Texas anti-SLAPP statute


April 2019 Appellate Victory:  Katherine Elrich, Stacy Hoffman Bruce, and Jennifer Smiley successfully defended on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit a dismissal order in favor of an employer

  •  Stacy Hoffman Bruce

    Stacy Hoffman Bruce

    Clients turn to Stacy with employment issues, professional liability claims, premises liability claims and product liability claims.

  •  William D. Cobb Jr.

    William D. Cobb Jr.

    Founding Member Bill is known for his defense of professionals, particularly in the fields of law, insurance, real estate and securities brokerage.

  •  Virginia Cox

    Virginia Cox

    Virginia is an associate who represents professionals and businesses in Texas state and federal courts.  

  •  Katherine Elrich

    Katherine Elrich

    Katherine’s abilities as an appellate lawyer are enriched from her years in trial practice and her first-hand knowledge of the challenges faced in litigation.

  •  Tanner C. Forman

    Tanner C. Forman

    Tanner's relentlessness, creativity, and attention to detail have produced favorable results for his clients in all stages of litigation.

  •  Larry W. Johnson

    Larry W. Johnson

    Larry represents professionals in defense of claims before Texas state and federal courts.

  •  Jonathan C. LaMendola

    Jonathan C. LaMendola

    Jonathan is a seasoned litigator with broad experience representing healthcare clients in malpractice, general liability and compliance matters.

  •  Matthew E. Last

    Matthew E. Last

    Matt defends businesses and professionals in the legal, insurance, real estate, financial and medical sectors, among others.

  •  Ramona Martinez

    Ramona Martinez

    Founding member Ramona is passionate in protecting the interests of her clients, bringing over 25 years of experience to address their legal needs.

  •  Jeffrey I. Nicodemus

    Jeffrey I. Nicodemus

    Jeff devotes his practice to professional liability defense, commercial litigation, products liability and general tort litigation.

  •  Daniel A. Ortega

    Daniel A. Ortega

    Daniel focuses on his client’s business objective and goals and strives to achieve the best result for his client. 

  •  Carrie Johnson Phaneuf

    Carrie Johnson Phaneuf

    Carrie devotes her practice to defending professionals in litigation and disciplinary proceedings.

  •  Bevan Rhine

    Bevan Rhine

    Bevan approaches each engagement with a focus on her client’s goals.

  •  Jennifer Smiley

    Jennifer Smiley

    Jennifer represents lawyers, engineers, and other professionals and businesses in state and federal court.

  •  Michael C. Smith

    Michael C. Smith

    Mike focuses his practice on professional liability defense, premises liability, commercial litigation, and general tort litigation.

  •  Daniel D. Tostrud

    Daniel D. Tostrud

    Dan has over two decades’ experience defending malpractice claims, resolving fee disputes, and guiding his clients through administrative proceedings.

  •  Andrew S. Willard

    Andrew S. Willard

    Andrew’s ability to achieve the most desirable outcomes for his clients and his enthusiasm for the practice of law have made him a successful litigator.

  •  Sara G. Witmeyer

    Sara G. Witmeyer

    With a diverse litigation background, Sara is devoted to assisting clients with their legal needs.

  •  David R. Woodward

    David R. Woodward

    Managing Member David brings more than 25 years of experience handling sophisticated litigation and representing companies and their professionals in Texas courts.

  •  Lindsey K. Wyrick

    Lindsey K. Wyrick

    Lindsey represents a variety of professionals, including lawyers, financial professionals, and architects and engineers, in all aspects of litigation and administrative proceedings.