As an integral part of our litigation team, Mick is involved in all aspects of commercial litigation. These include:
- Commercial litigation
- Contract disputes
- Construction litigation
- Litigation of non-compete agreements
- Real-property disputes
- Zoning matters
- Insurance defense (including municipal liability)
Mick also has extensive litigation experience on behalf of municipalities and their various boards, including:
- Article 78 proceedings
- Drainage/flooding cases
- Land use issues
- Tort liability
Mick advises clients on corporate transactional matters, such as:
- Purchase and sales agreements
- Distribution agreements
- Marketing agreements
- Software agreements
In addition to being admitted to the New York State Courts, Mick is admitted to, and has represented clients in, the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; United States District Court, Western and Northern Districts; and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York.
Mick graduated with a double major in Economics and Government from Cornell University in 1989 with distinction. He received a J.D. summa cum laude from Albany Law School in 1994 and graduated third in his class. At Albany Law School, he was a member of Albany Law Review. He also was the recipient of the Joseph Rosch Prize, the John C. Welsh Prize, and named to the Justinian Society.
Professional and Civic Activities:
Mick has been very involved in the local bar association; his affiliations include:
- Monroe County Bar Association
- Litigation Section, former Executive Council member
- Past Chair of Young Lawyers Section
- Past Chair of Young Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Committee
- Past Member of Nominating Committee
- Past Member of Academy of LawWayne County Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Named by The Daily Record in 2002 as one of Rochester’s “Up & Coming Attorneys".
Mick serves on the Board of Directors for the Easter Seals of New York, Western Region. In addition, Mick is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Southeast Area Coalition.
Mr. Wood has also served as attorney for the Village of Sodus.