Starnes Davis Florie

Alex Terry Wood

Partner

Alex Terry Wood

Alex Terry Wood

Partner

11 North Water Street
Suite 20290
Mobile, AL 36602

Alex Wood, a native of Mobile, is a partner at Starnes Davis Florie. Before joining the firm, Alex clerked for The Honorable Charles A. Graddick, Presiding Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Mobile County, Alabama.

Professional Recognition

  • Rising Star for state of Alabama by Super Lawyers magazine 2014 & 2015 editions
  • Rising Star for state of Alabama by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine 2016 & 2017 editions
  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Trial Advocacy Competition Team, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Student Judicial Board for the University of Alabama
  • George Peach Taylor Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, University of Alabama School of Law

Community Involvement

  • Mobile Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute Young Lawyers Committee
  • Defense Research Institute Retail & Hospitality Section
  • UMS-Wright Preparatory School Young Alumni Panel

Highlights

  • Cheryl Phillips v. Autry Greer & Sons, Inc. – Obtained defense verdict in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama in a personal injury case filed against a regional grocer for damages allegedly sustained by Plaintiff when she allegedly slipped and fell in water in the store.
  • Linda Marbles v. Target Corporation – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a national retailer on claims for negligence related to a slip and fall incident in front of a water fountain.
  • Mildred Sims v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, LLC – Obtained complete dismissal of personal injury action filed against national grocery store chain on claims of negligence and wantonness arising out of a trip and fall incident on a floor mat at the store entrance.
  • The Estate of Marie Carr v. Food Giant Supermarkets, Inc. – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a national grocer on claims for negligence and wantonness for damages allegedly sustained by Plaintiff when she tripped and fell over a parking block in a handicapped parking space outside the store. Plaintiff alleged the subject handicapped parking space violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and asserted a cause of action for negligence per se for the alleged violation of the statute.
  • Beverly Tunstall v. Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC, et al – Obtained summary judgment on behalf of three co-employee defendants on claims asserted against them for willful misconduct by their fellow employee for the alleged failure to install, repair and/or maintain a safety device while operating a forklift in a plant for a national paper mill factory.
  • Johnson v. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc. – Obtained complete dismissal of a personal injury action filed against a blood donor center related to a syncopal episode following a donation by a patient who collapsed and sustained bodily injuries.
  • La Cora Griffin v. Food Giant Supermarkets, Inc. – Obtained complete dismissal of alleged claims of unlawful race and gender-based employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation against regional grocer.
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Fun Facts

Alex and her husband, David, welcomed triplets in October 2016.

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