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.
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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.


TechRochester, Board of Directors
Mary Cariola Center, Board of Directors
New York State Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association

Mr. Wood represents clients in a wide range of business transaction matters, including business formation, business acquisitions and sales, supply and distribution agreements, employment agreements, corporate governance, HIPAA compliance, and intellectual property matters. Mr. 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.


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 District Court for the Western District of New York, the Northern District of New York, and the United State Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York.

Honors & Achievements

Listed in Best Lawyers®, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 Editions
Named an Up and Coming Attorney, The Daily Record, 2002

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