Law Hero

Truth & Justice

Rebecca Rose Woodland is a high profile New York based litigator known for being a fearless, passionate, tenacious advocate for justice. A highly skilled trial attorney with great instincts and a wonderful way with a jury, she has handled many high profile matters to successful completion by achieving record-breaking verdicts/settlements and has defending countless clients against unfounded criminal charges. Rebecca is passionate about protecting her clients’ constitutional rights.

Her honest, straightforward manner, juxtaposed with a highly energetic, charged argument style appeals to judges and jurors of all backgrounds, races, classes and religions. Keen on getting to the facts without the use of confusing diction or “legalese”, Rebecca is known for thorough yet clear explanations of complex issues. Direct, insistent and assertive, Rebecca can cut through the complexities to get to the basic facts of a case.

To achieve these successful case resolutions, she is very hands-on, personally investigating facts and circumstances surrounding her cases. Rebecca meets with clients and their families, gets their personal histories and visits the scene of the crime/occurrence.

Depending on the nature of the case, she employs experts of various disciplines in the fields of medicine, forensics, engineering, economics, accident reconstruction, witness identification, ballistics, DNA, and the like, to aid in the evidentiary support of the case. These investigations always reveal hidden truths essential to the successful representation of her clients.

A native New Yorker, Rebecca attended Brooklyn Law School as a Richardson Scholar and commenced her career by accepting a position in public service with the litigation division of the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

After her tenure at the governmental authority, she founded the litigation firm of Lonuzzi & Woodland LLP, which is located in a converted artist loft building on the historic Brooklyn waterfront.

Her boutique litigation practice handles complex commercial litigation, civil rights claims, significant personal injury/medical malpractice cases, false arrest, malicious prosecution and criminal defense matters as well as complex appellate work. Clients range from the severely underprivileged to high net worth individuals.

Rebecca dedicates a great deal of her time to pro bono causes, providing legal services for those who cannot afford an attorney.