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

  •  Virginia Cox

    Virginia Cox

    Virginia Cox is an associate attorney that represents professionals and businesses focusing in the areas of professional licensure defense and commercial litigation.  

  •  Katherine Elrich

    Katherine Elrich

    Katherine Elrich devotes her practice to handling post-trial and appellate matters in both state and federal court, as well as providing related support at all stages of litigation.

  •  Tanner C. Forman

    Tanner C. Forman

    Tanner Forman represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of disputes in state and federal court.  His 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 Johnson represents professionals in defense of claims before Texas state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings.

  •  Jonathan C. LaMendola

    Jonathan C. LaMendola

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

  •  Matthew E. Last

    Matthew E. Last

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

  •  Ramona Martinez

    Ramona Martinez

    Founding member Ramona Martinez 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 Nicodemus devotes his practice to professional liability defense, commercial litigation, products liability and general tort litigation.

  •  Daniel A. Ortega

    Daniel A. Ortega

    Daniel represents individuals and businesses in a broad range of legal matters, including insurance defense, premises liability, commercial litigation, personal injury defense, and professional liability defense.  In each matter, he focuses on the 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 Rhine is a seasoned litigator whose practices include construction law, premises liability, transportation and trucking, toxic and mass tort, and real estate.

  •  Jennifer Smiley

    Jennifer Smiley

    Jennifer Smiley is an associate whose practice centers on commercial litigation and professional liability defense. She represents lawyers, other professionals, and businesses in state and federal court.

  •  Michael C. Smith

    Michael C. Smith

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

  •  Daniel D. Tostrud

    Daniel D. Tostrud

    Dan Tostrud 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 Willard represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of legal matters including insurance defense, products liability, construction defect, and personal injury litigation. 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

    Sara Witmeyer’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, professional liability defense, employment disputes, and real estate litigation.  She represents businesses and professionals in state and federal court and is licensed in both Florida and Texas.  With a diverse litigation background, Sara is detail-oriented and devoted to assisting clients with their legal needs.

  •  David R. Woodward

    David R. Woodward

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

  •  Lindsey K. Wyrick