David E. Wood – Treasurer, Board of Directors: Atlantic Legal Foundation

Anderson Kill Wood & Bender, P.C.
Ventura, CA
David E. Wood is co-managing shareholder in the Ventura, California office of Anderson Kill. With more than 28 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mr. Wood devotes his practice to the representation of corporate and public entity clients in insurance recovery matters involving primary liability and errors and omissions coverage, professional liability insurance, crime coverage, environmental coverage, primary-excess disputes, and rights of additional insureds.

Mr. Wood is the lead editor of Anderson Kill’s insurance policy enforcement journal Enforce, and also edits the firm’s Financial Insurance Law blog. He also authored the Corporate Policyholders’ 50-State Guide: The Right to Independent Counsel, and has published articles for many trade and legal publications including Risk Management
Magazine, John Liner Review, CFO Magazine, CFO.com, National Underwriter, New York Times Dealbook, and Risk & Insurance Magazine, to name but a few.
Mr. Wood is a frequent speaker on insurance policy enforcement matters and is often quoted in national media on significant insurance cases and issues. He has been interviewed on CNBC Television, Bloomberg Radio, USA Today, Forbes, and Forbes.com and most recently on Fox Business News: America’s Nightly Scoreboard.

Mr. Wood is rated “AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated,” the top rating, for professional skill and ethics, by his peers as listed in Martindale Hubbell1 and was selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law.”

Mr. Wood received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1985 after graduating cum laude with an A.B. from Williams College in 1979.