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Mary E. Wood, J.D.


Ms. Wood’s practice concentrates on resolving federal and state tax controversies, and white collar crime such as securities, tax and bank fraud. She represents individuals, closely-held businesses, and large corporations in IRS audits, appeals, and litigation in the United States Tax Courts, Federal District Courts and United States Court of Federal Claims.  Ms. Wood also represents taxpayers in disputes with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and other state tax agencies.  Ms. Wood represents individuals and entities in business disputes and lawsuits involving fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices act violations, non-compete violations, business torts, and other commercial disputes.

Ms. Wood was recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America for the practice area of Tax Law. Ms. Wood was quoted in the article, "Texas Oil Driller Settles $618M IRS Dispute in Tax Court" by David Hansen in Law360 on January 19, 2018.  She was also quoted in the article, "Self-Serving Concessions and Penalty Avoidance", in Tax Notes on March 26, 2012.

Prior to joining the firm in 2006, she was a litigation associate with a Texas law firm.

Ms. Wood was admitted to practice in Texas in 2004.