Roderic L. Woodson - Holland & Knight, LLP

Roderic L. Woodson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 202-457-7138

Roderic L. Woodson is a partner in Washington, D.C., where he engages an administrative, regulatory and legislative practice with a focus upon D.C. municipal law issues.

Mr. Woodson provides advice and representation to clients with matters pending before the executive departments, the city council, and administrative bodies of the District of Columbia on business and regulatory issues. In this regard, he has also assisted in drafting a number of legislative and regulatory initiatives which have been enacted or adopted by the District of Columbia on a variety of subjects, including construction labor, telecommunications, healthcare, taxation and business regulation, utilities, securities, alcoholic beverage control and various subjects of administrative regulation. Mr. Woodson has acted as sponsor counsel for tax increment financing transactions, as well as borrower counsel for revenue bond conduit financings. He also regularly provides advice and counsel to the building construction, retail pharmacy and hospital industries, as well as related businesses on a variety of local legal, legislative and policy issues.

A former member of the corporation finance staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Woodson was the first general counsel of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency, where he assisted in establishing the current character of the agency's single family program which implemented the use of collateralized revenue bond financing. Mr. Woodson has been electric utility counsel to the district's consumer advocate and legal adviser to the District of Columbia Public Service Commission; land use counsel for a regional real estate developer; local counsel for a Southern-based real estate company; real property tax assessment litigation counsel; and has appeared before all major regulatory agencies and judicial tribunals of the District of Columbia.

Penn State University ParkBA 1969Howard UniversityJ.D. 1973
Arena Stage of WashingtonDC Building Industry AssociationDC Appleseed Center for Law & JusticeDC Hospital AssociationDC Business CoalitionLeadership Greater WashingtonDC Chamber of CommerceDC Students Construction Trades Foundation

Client Comments

"It's hard to recount the value Rod has provided our company. We never fail to seek his advice on countless matters. Where he stands out most strongly is his absolute, meticulous honesty. We never, ever have cause to question anything he says at anytime on those grounds. It is not something that we can always say, but we can always say that about Rod Woodson. "

-Brett McMahon
Vice President
Miller & Long Co., Inc.

Office Location

800 Seventeenth Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Practice Areas

Municipal Law

Other Information

Gender: Male