Christopher M. Wood
Christopher M. Wood is an associate in the Firm's San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation.
Mr. Wood received his J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2006, where he won a Moot Court brief writing award, several examination awards, and was the Symposium Editor of the University of San Francisco Law Review. Mr. Wood received his B.A. degree in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2003.
During law school, Mr. Wood served as a law clerk with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Summer Honors Program, Enforcement Division. He also served as a judicial extern in the San Francisco Superior Court.
In 2012, Mr. Wood was a member of the litigation team responsible for a $29.5 million recovery for investors in Winslow v. BancorpSouth, Inc., No. 3:10-cv-00463 (M.D. Tenn.), and a $12.5 million recovery for investors in Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union No. 630 Pension-Annuity Trust Fund v. Northwest Pipe Company, No. 3:09-cv-05724 (W.D. Wash.). In 2011, Mr. Wood was a member of the litigation team responsible for a $42 million recovery for investors in In re Micron Tech., Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 1:06-cv-00085-S-WFD (D. Idaho), as well as a $6.2 million recovery for investors in In re Infineon Techs. AG Sec. Litig., No. 5:04-cv-04156-JW (N.D. Cal).
In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Mr. Wood was selected by Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in the area of securities litigation. Super Lawyers Rising Stars recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
Mr. Wood provides pro bono legal services through the San Francisco Bar Association's Volunteer Legal Services Program and the Ninth Circuit's Pro Bono Program. Mr. Wood is admitted to the California Bar and is licensed to practice in all California state courts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District and Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.