Mr. Wood’s practice includes an emphasis on general business law and corporate practice. Mr. Wood has a comprehensive business practice representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, franchising, private equity transactions and venture capital investments, financing, contract negotiations and preparation, creation and termination of business entities, business entity ownership issues, and general business matters. Mr. Wood enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list. He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of banking, business, franchise, merger & acquisition, private equity, real estate, and securities. In 2012, Mr. Wood was named Wichita Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Wood is listed in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in corporate and M&A law and real estate.