Owner, The Wood Law Firm, PLLC. The firm focuses on ERISA and insurance claims, appeals, and litigation; employee benefits; disability law; personal injury; and litigation. Background: Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (hired through Attorney General's Honors Program). Selected as one of Seattle's "Best Attorneys" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Chair, Insurance Law Section, American Association for Justice (2009-2010) (elected by committee members). Chair, ERISA, Disability, & Health Care Litigation Group, American Association for Justice (2010-2011) (elected by litigation group members). Board of Governors, New Lawyers Division, American Association for Justice. EAGLE member, Washington State Association for Justice. Speaker and Lecturer at legal seminars in numerous cities and states on topics including ERISA benefit claims and litigation, ERISA reimbursement, subrogation, disability law, health insurance, insurance law, bad faith law, legal ethics, case management, effective use of technology, trial themes, civil procedure, and litigation. Author of articles in legal journals and newsletters on topics such as ERISA disability, ERISA reimbursement, subrogation, insurance law, and litigation. Tennessee Association for Justice (served as Treasurer, Secretary, and Board Member) (elected positions). Selected as "Super Lawyer" in the field of Employee Benefits Law (Tennessee). Tulane Law School: Chief Justice, Tulane Law School Moot Court Board (elected by fellow board members). Recipient, Paul E. Garofalo Award (outstanding third-year Moot Court Board member). Recipient, Tulane Moot Court Best Bench Brief Writing Award (second-year student). Winner, Tulane Law School school-wide Negotiations Competition. Regional Champion, A.B.A. Negotiations Competition (first-place team finish in Lubbock, Texas). National Finalist, A.B.A. Negotiations Competition (Denver, Colorado). Member, Tulane National Trial Team (Norman, Oklahoma). Order of the Barristers national organization (selected on the basis of excellence in oral advocacy and brief writing skills).