Christopher M. Wood

Christopher M. Wood

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Overview

Christopher Wood is the partner in charge of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Nashville office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation. He has been a member of the litigation teams responsible for recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for investors, including: In re Massey Energy Co. Sec. Litig. ($265 million recovery); In re VeriFone Holdings, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($95 million recovery); Garden City Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. ($65 million recovery); In re Micron Tech., Inc. Sec. Litig. ($42 million recovery); and Winslow v. BancorpSouth, Inc. ($29.5 million recovery).

Chris has provided pro bono legal services through the San Francisco Bar Association’s Volunteer Legal Services Program, the Ninth Circuit’s Pro Bono Program, Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts, and Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors.

At the University of San Francisco School of Law, Chris was awarded a Moot Court brief writing award, several examination awards, and served as the Symposium Editor of the University of San Francisco Law Review. During law school, Chris 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.

Awards

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011-2013, 2015-2019

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Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2003

Admissions

  • California
  • Tennessee
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

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