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Woods Drinkwater

Associate

One Nashville Place
150 Fourth Avenue, North
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37219
woods.drinkwater@nelsonmullins.com

Woods Drinkwater is a member of the Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights team and focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights & restructuring, bankruptcy & insolvency related litigation, and general commercial litigation.

Woods Drinkwater is a member of the Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights team and focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights & restructuring, bankruptcy & insolvency related litigation, and general commercial litigation.

Woods Drinkwater is a member of the Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights team and focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights & restructuring, bankruptcy & insolvency related litigation, and general commercial litigation.

Experience

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Educational Activities

  • University of Mississippi School of Law 
    • Student Attorney, University of Mississippi Transactional Clinic
    • Intellectual Property Advisor, Mississippi Small Business Development Center 
    • Research Intern, Mississippi Law Research Institute

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, JD (2014)
    • Senior Online Editor, Mississippi Sports Law Review
    • 2014 Outstanding Student Awards in Entertainment Law and Entertainment Law Workshop
    • 2013 Outstanding Student Awards in Copyright Law and Sports Law
  • Loyola University New Orleans, BS, Music Industry Studies (2007)

Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Joe P. Binkley, Fifth Circuit Court for the Twentieth Judicial District of Tennessee (2016 - 2018)

Practice Areas

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  • 2008 Grammy Award for Engineer, Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album: Beausoleil and Michael Doucet "Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival," Presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Board Member, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee Associate Board (2016-present)
  • Board Member, East Nashville Hope Exchange (2017-present)
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