Rebecca K Wood is a partner in Sidley's Washington DC office. She is an experienced litigator with a wide-ranging practice handling complex commercial and appellate litigation, including product liability and mass tort litigation.
Ms Wood has significant experience in multidistrict litigation (MDL) and coordination, federal removal and jurisdiction issues, federal preemption, class actions and multi-plaintiff cases, Frye and Daubert issues, and the defense of product liability and consumer fraud cases. Her expansive appellate practice includes merits and amicus briefing to the United States Supreme Court, and briefing post-trial motions, appeals and petitions for interlocutory appeal and mandamus relief for a variety of clients in federal and state courts nationwide.
Ms Wood is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).
Prior to joining Sidley, Ms Wood was a law clerk to the Honorable Pasco M Bowman II, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She received her JD from New York University School of Law in 1998 and her BA (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Yale University in 1994. Admissions include: US Supreme Court; numerous US Courts of Appeals; District of Columbia; New York; US District Court, District of Columbia.
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