Elizabeth P. Woodward



Elizabeth P. Woodward



Elizabeth Woodward is an environmental and real estate attorney at Ireland Stapleton. Ms. Woodward represents individuals, businesses and special districts navigating the complexities of environmental compliance and due diligence and real estate purchases and management. She advises clients along the entire spectrum of real estate ownership from acquisition, to development and leasing, to sale and liquidation of assets. She also advises prospective, current and past landowners regarding contamination, including the purchase and sale of contaminated properties, and advises local governments on NEPA compliance. Other elements of her practice include estate planning, corporate and non-profit formation and advising on federal and state regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Ireland Stapleton, Ms. Woodward practiced at the Washington D.C. firm Wiley Rein, LLP. There her practice focused on environmental and regulatory matters. She counseled clients, including battery and electronics manufacturers, retailers and recyclers; members of the consumer products’ industries; and waste management companies on a broad range of environmental, health and safety-related regulatory matters on how to comply with laws implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and state and local agencies.


  • Member, Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • D.C. Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Advisory Board, Food For Thought Denver (2018 – Present)
  • Past Board of Directors, Sprouts Farms (2013-2015)

Personal Interests

Backpacking, yoga, cooking and gardening

Contact Info

Practice Areas


  • The George Washington University Law School J.D. with Honors, 2008
  • University of Chicago A.B. 2002


  • Admitted to practice in Colorado
  • Admitted to practice in Washington, D.C.
  • Admitted to practice in Virginia