Attorneys  

Mary E. Wood

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 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.  

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, with honors, 2004
    • Member, Texas Journal of Business Law
  • B.B.A., Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Volunteer Attorney, Section of Taxation, State Bar of Texas Tax Court Pro Bono Program
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL)
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
    • Member
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
    • Member

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars, as published in Texas Monthly and in Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition and on the web at superlawyers.com, Tax-2013-2017

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • 12th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 10/26/10
  • Fort Worth Chapter, American Society of Women Accountants, Ft. Worth – 2/23/11
  • Taxation and Estate Planning Update for Professionals Seminar, Texas Bank and Trust, Tyler – 5/4/11 & Longview – 5/18/11
  • 13th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 10/25/11
  • 14th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 10/30/12
  • Texas Bank and Trust Seminar, Tyler – 5/2/12
  • Texas Bank and Trust Seminar, Longview – 5/8/12
  • Texas Bank and Trust Seminar, Tyler – 5/1/13
  • Texas Bank and Trust Seminar, Longview – 5/16/13
  • Meadows Collier Breakfast Seminar, Dallas – 8/20/13
  • 15th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 10/29/13
  • First Bank & Trust East Texas Seminar, Lufkin – 4/25/14
  • Convergence 2014 sponsored by the Dallas CPA Society, Dallas – 5/8/14
  • Central Texas Chapter/TSCPA CPE Expo, Waco – 5/22/14
  • Texas Association of CPAs, Dallas – 6/6/14
  • Fort Worth Chapter/TSCPA Tax Institute, Fort Worth – 8/1/14
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, Houston – 12/4/14
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, San Antonio – 12/8/14
  • TSCPA CPE Expo, Arlington – 12/11/14
  • First State Bank & Trust Seminar, Lufkin – 4/24/15
  • Strafford Continuing Education Webinar, Dallas – 10/29/15
  • 17th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 11/3/15
  • Webcast sponsored by the State Bar of Texas/Texas Bar CLE, Austin – 11/18/15
  • State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting - Tax Section, Fort Worth – 6/17/1pdate6
  • 18th Annual Meadows Collier Taxation Conference, Dallas – 10/25/16
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