J. Michael Wood

J. Michael (Mick) Wood is a member of the firm's corporate department and focuses his practice on business transactions. Mr. Wood also has extensive civil litigation experience.

mwood@boylancode.com

(585) 232-5300 x233

(585) 232-3528

Practice Areas

Business & Finance
Litigation
Real Estate

Education

Mr. Wood received his law degree from Albany Law School in 1994, where he graduated summa cum laude and ranked 3rd in his class. Mr. Wood was a member of the Albany Law Review and the Justinian Society.

Mr. Wood received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in 1989, where he graduated With Distinction.

Mr. Wood represents clients in a wide range of business transaction matters, including business formation, business acquisition and sale, supply and distribution, sales representative agreements, lease agreements, and intellectual property matters. Wood is a member of the firm’s corporate department and also has extensive civil litigation experience.

His civil litigation practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, real property disputes, commercial evictions, and trust and estate litigation. He has successfully handled cases involving breach of contract, shareholder disputes, covenants not to compete, breach of employment agreements, defense of employment discrimination claims, defense of constitutional claims arising out of zoning and planning decisions, surface water discharge, property damage, and personal injury.

Experience

Prior to joining Boylan Code, LLP, Mr. Wood was a partner at Chamberlain D’Amanda Oppenheimer & Greenfield LLP. Additionally, while an associate at Chamberlain D’Amanda, Mr. Wood served for over a year in an in-house counsel capacity in Eastman Kodak Company’s Marketing, Antitrust, Trademark, and Litigation legal group, providing legal counsel for a wide range of marketing, distribution, sales, service, and licensing transactions.

Mr. Wood is admitted to the New York State Bar, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York and the Northern District of New York, and the United State Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York.

Affiliations

Mr. Wood is a member of the board of directors of Easter Seals New York, Western Region, and served as Board Chair from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Wood is also a member of the board of directors of Digital Rochester. Mr. Wood has in the past served on the board of directors of Easter Seals New York State and the South East Area Coalition, Inc.

Mr. Wood is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Monroe County Bar Association. Mr. Wood has served on the Monroe County Board Association’s Academy of Law as well as the Litigation Sections Executive Board, and was Chair of the Young Lawyers Section.

Awards

Listed in Super Lawyers®, Upstate New York, 2015 and 2016 Editions
Listed in Best Lawyers®, 2015 and 2016 Editions
Named an Up and Coming Attorney, The Daily Record, 2002