DALLAS, TX, December 19, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Robert Charles Wood a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Wood celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Through his expertise as a lawyer, real estate developer and investor, Mr. Wood has guided national and multinational organizations through the legal complexities of myriad real estate transactions for more than 35 years. He pioneered securities and compliance solutions surrounding the Y2K computer systems scare and was a trailblazer in the arena of 401K accounts. He founded and still manages his own private law practice that earned the ranking of AV Preeminent, the highest peer-reviewed rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell. While he is humbled by accolades from his peers, Mr. Wood's most rewarding achievements involved protecting a child in a fierce custody battle involving 19 sets of lawyers. Mr. Wood drove the case to a successful conclusion in the child's best interest. He ended the traumatic ordeal for the young boy and took satisfaction in watching him grow and thrive in his later years.
Mr. Wood's dream of being a lawyer was sparked in childhood when his mother, an employee of a law firm, taught him how much good attorneys can do for others. He earned his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1982, and was a member of the school's Law Review, as well as a recipient of two American Jurisprudence Awards for earning the highest grade in his international law and property law courses. Mr. Wood also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a bachelor's degree in history from Southern Methodist University, which he earned while working as an appraiser, researcher, and acquisitions officer during his school years.
Mr. Wood has earned a reputation in Dallas as an accomplished litigator in business and family law, especially divorce and child custody cases. He was considered a trailblazer in matters concerning 401k accounts and once put together a plan concerning real estate capital markets on an international level for a $6 billion public company. Mr. Wood has notably consulted with Rushmore Investment Advisors, Callan Associates, and the Lomas & Nettleton Real Estate Group. He founded the Law Offices of Robert C.C. Wood, General Litigation & Business Litigation in 1995. In 1998, he became a partner in Welch & Wood Attorneys and a Y2K Consultant until new technologies and the successful passage into the next millennium phased out the business.
From 2013 to 2018, Thomson Reuters named Mr. Wood a Texas Super Lawyer. He is the author of such works as "Electionomics: How the Money Managers View the Election" as well as a contributor to professional publications and a member of the Southern Methodist University Law Review. Mr. Wood is a member of the Texas Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association, and Phi Gamma Delta. He has performed his civic duty on the boards of the Dallas unit of the American Cancer Society and Medisend.
For his achievements as a champion in the legal arena, he has been included yearly in Who's Who in American Law since 1992. Mr. Wood was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in the World and the 1993 - 1994 volumes of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America. Mr. Wood enjoys skiing, golf, and bicycling in his spare time.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Wood is featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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