Joe Wood litigates a broad range of complex civil and criminal matters before state and federal courts, arbitrators, and government agencies throughout the United States. He has represented corporations, professional firms, and individuals in diverse substantive areas, including trade secrets and restrictive covenants, commercial disputes, products liability, criminal investigations, professional liability, and First Amendment and media law. He is active in the firm’s pro bono work, having represented clients in both bench and jury trials in partnership with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.
Joe received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University in 2009 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2012, where he was a Mary Claiborne and Roy H. Ritter Scholar and an Articles Editor for The Virginia Law Review. After law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge Michael W. Mosman of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon and for Judge Jay S. Bybee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Joe is a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee.