Christopher Wood is an associate at Kershaw Anderson, PLLC. His practice is devoted primarily to litigation in a variety of areas including business litigation, insurance, hospitality and professional liability defense.
Christopher was born in Arlington, Texas and currently lives in Downtown Dallas. In his spare time, Christopher enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, snow skiing and cooking. Christopher is a lifelong fan of the 2011 NBA World Champion Dallas Mavericks.
Christopher Wood’s diverse litigation experience includes matters ranging from small business disputes to enormous “bet the company” multi-jurisdictional proceedings. Christopher has a wealth of experience in state and federal court representing defendants at the pre-litigation, trial and appellate levels. Matters that he has handled include contractual disputes, health care liability actions, business torts, oil and gas, securities arbitration practice, administrative law practice, premises liability, personal injury and professional liability defense.
Prior to joining Kershaw Anderson, PLLC, Christopher practiced at a litigation boutique specializing in class action and multidistrict litigation. As a member of the lead defense team for Halliburton Energy Services, Chris was centrally involved in the multibillion-dollar, multidistrict litigation arising out of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the subsequent uncontrolled release of hydrocarbons into the Gulf of Mexico. Christopher was involved at multiple levels in that litigation, ranging from initial analysis of documents and fact discovery, to motion practice and briefing, preparation for the taking or defense of dozens of depositions, drafting trial examination outlines and the development and execution of trial strategy.
In re Oil Spill by Oil Rig Deepwater Horizon, No. MDL 2179, 2015 WL 225421 (E.D. La. Jan. 15, 2015)