Roderick D. Woods


summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz and a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University in Albany, New York, Attorney Roderick D. Woods is an experienced litigator with a proven record of success in civil litigation.

In 2007, he founded The Woods Law Firm, LLC, in Hartford, Connecticut, with a dedicated focus on representing individuals in a wide array of consumer litigation matters, including actions brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Reported Cases:

Keybank National Association v. KRT Group, LLC, et al, NNH-CV19-6096577-S (April 22, 2021)

United States of America v. Torres, 3:15-cr-00216 (JCH) (September 8, 2016)

Zahoruiko v. Metcalf, et al., 3:15-cv-00042 (VLB) (October 24, 2016)

Style Search and Consulting, LLC v. JJAMZ, Inc., WWM-CV13-6006850-S (December 11, 2013)

Practice Areas:

  • Consumer Protection Litigation
    • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Litigation
    • Credit Card Lawsuit Defense
    • Debt Buyer Lawsuit Defense
    • Default Judgment Defense
    • Fair Credit Reporting Act Litigation
    • Telephone Consumer Protection Act Litigation
    • Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act Litigation
  • Foreclosure Defense
    • Foreclosure Litigation
    • Foreclosure Mediation
    • Loan Modification Negotiations
    • Short Sale and Deed-in-Lieu Negotiations
  • Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 13
  • Civil Litigation
  • Financial Crimes Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • State and Federal Tax Law
    • IRS Representation
    • Preparation of Offers-in-Compromise
    • Negotiation of Installment Agreements

Degrees and Qualifications:

  • B. A., English, summa cum laude
    • State University of New York, New Paltz, New York (May, 2000)
  • J. D.
    • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York (May, 2007)

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Connecticut, 2007
  • Washington, D.C., 2008
  • United States Tax Court, 2008
  • New York, 2009
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 2009
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 2014
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York, 2014
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2021
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2022


  • Very helpful & knowledgeable 5.0 stars

    After first talking with Atty. Woods, I immediately felt better about my situation. He understood every aspect of my case and used his extensive knowledge to completely turn my bad situation around. I couldn't have imagined a better outcome. Thank you.
  • Excellent 5 stars

    He always calls back and keeps me in the loop of everything going on. He always gave me the best options first and always worked hard for me and my case. I highly recommend him. This review is from a person who hired this attorney. Hired attorney Roderick D Woods's response: "Thank you, Howard!"
  • Guided me through a tough situation. 5.0 stars

    While experiencing multiple personal hurdles, each burying me further than the prior, Roderick helped when no one else really wanted to give time of day or even offer a single positive word of advice. Whether or not things work out 100%, has yet to be seen, but his knowledge and professionalism h...
  • Attorney Roderick Woods has been a godsend

    Attorney Roderick Woods has been a godsend! He was able to help me out better than I could've imagined after running into some financial issues resulting from caring for two family members with major chronic illnesses for the past 10 years. I called for his free consultation and I could tell righ...
  • The outcome was better than I could have ever imagined

    Originally I had not planned on getting a lawyer to help me, but Roderick Woods' knowledge and experience with my specific situation impressed me so much on our first call that I immediately changed my mind. The outcome was better than I could have ever imagined, my debt disappeared, my credit sk...
  • I highly recommend this firm

    Attorney Roderick Woods is an expert in FDCPA matters. He took the time to research an issue for me when no other attorney I contacted would. I was frazzled by notification of a lawsuit from a debt collection agency, in fear they would seize funds from my bank account. Attorney Woods gathered the...
  • I'm very grateful

    I'm very grateful to have come across Roderick Woods at Consumer Law Firm. he helped expose another law firm that had violated several laws, getting us a great settlement. Mr. Woods covered each and every inch of my case refued to allow the opposing law firm to drag things out or protest their in...
  • Excellent Lawyer!

    I contacted Attorney Woods for a free consultation after paying for a consultation with another lawyer. I chose to go with him. I was truly impressed with his knowledge right from the start. He even got back to me while driving in the car between commitments for something that was time sensitive....
  • Best company ever!!

    I just had consultation with him and he was just great!! Very caring, kind and respond my concerns immediately. Never met anyone who is that great!!! Thank you so much again!!
  • SUPERB work and got us money BACK!

    Want to express my extreme gratitude to Roderick Woods and his firm for the SUPERB work they did in not only getting an old debt case resolved, but got us money BACK! You did a wonderful job and I intend on recommending you to anybody that may need to acquire you. Thanks again!
  • He was courteous, kept us informed, and thoroughly answered ...

    Attorney Woods handled our foreclosure mediation in New Haven. He was courteous, kept us informed, and thoroughly answered all of our questions. He was also easy to reach, even though he is in court most days, and promptly returned our calls and e-mails. We highly recommend him.
  • We highly recommend him!

    Attorney Woods did a fantastic job of handling our case. He took care of everything to our satisfaction. We highly recommend him!
  • Above and Beyond!

    Attorney Woods is the attorney you should seek when faced with a debt you need resolved. He went above and beyond to answer each and every one of my questions at every step of the way. You never have to worry about waiting for a response from him! He told me exactly what my options were right fro...
  • Rock Star Attorney!

    If you need help with a collection case, don't hesitate to call Attorney Roderick Woods. He is extremely knowledgeable and will do all he can to help you!
  • Roderick is a pro's pro

    His strategy was very effective in helping me settle a dispute. Will work with him again in the future.
  • Relieved of Debt Suit

    Roderick is a God sent! I was being sued by Cavalry back at the beginning of Oct 2019 and in a little over 2 months, he managed to get my suit dismissed AND I was cleared of the credit card debt. I would highly recommend Roderick for these types of cases.
  • Fixed my credit in 24 hours!

    It was a pleasure working with Mr. Woods on a credit issue. I had a pestering collection agency that refused to work with me and continually demanded payment without going through my health insurance. They reported to my credit and my health insurance company even reached out to try to get them t...

Roderick D. Woods, P.C. Is Here for You

At Roderick D. Woods, P.C., we focus on complex commercial litigation, asset protection planning, and commercial collections. Utilizing our track record of success and experience, we are able to help clients seamlessly navigate the legal system.

Areas We Serve

Roderick D. Woods, P.C. represents clients throughout the State of New York, including New York City, White Plains, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Upstate New York, and the Southern Tier.