Allison D. Wood
McGuireWoods LLP

Allison Wood is a partner in McGuireWoods’ Washington, DC office. She leads the firm’s ESG Task Force, and is nationally recognized as a leader in the field of environmental law, particularly in the area of climate change, where she has guided clients through complex and politically charged precedent-setting cases before the US Supreme Court and several Courts of Appeals. Allison has been described in Chambers USA 2016 as “a terrific lawyer.”

For more than a decade, members of the C-suite and boards of directors for many companies and nonprofits have turned to Allison for advice on climate change issues. She also has testified multiple times before Congress on the legal issues surrounding climate change.
Allison is well known for her ability to distill complex legal issues into easily understandable terms, and is valued for her strategic insights, practical knowledge, and ability to develop solutions with the bottom line in mind. Allison received her B.S. from California State University, Northridge and earned her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School.