Amy M. Wood


With my focus on executive and equity compensation, I’ve been a part of some of Cooley’s most high-profile offerings.

Amy Wood is chair of Cooley’s compensation & benefits practice group. Her practice focuses on executive and director compensation, corporate governance and shareholder engagement for public companies. 

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  • Tempus Labs – $175 Million in Funding 

  • BroadSoft Sells to Cisco for $1.9 Billion 

  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals Acquires Celator for $1.5 Billion 

  • Xenon Pharmaceuticals Completes Initial Public Offering 

  • NetScout Systems to Acquire Danaher Communications Business for $2.6B 

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  • University of San Diego School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 2003

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BA, cum laude, 2000

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals

  • Society for Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals