Speaker Profile

Douglas Wood
Partner / Reed Smith LLP

Douglas Wood is a partner with Reed Smith LLP and a member of its entertainment and media industry group. He has specialized in advertising and marketing law for more than 40 years and is general counsel to the Association of National Advertisers, the Mobile Marketing Association and the Ad Council. Mr. Wood received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Rhode Island, a Juris Doctor from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, a Master of Laws in trade regulation from New York University School of Law and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of New Hampshire. Doug is the author of Please Be Ad-Vised: The Legal Reference Guide for the Advertising Executive; 101 Things I Want to Say…The Collection, a book on fatherly advice to his children; and Presidential Intentions, Presidential Declarations and Presidential Conclusions, fictional historical novels about the first woman president of the United States. Mr. Wood is working on his next novel, Fifteen Minutes to Cybergeddon, scheduled to be published later this year. Doug is listed among the leading global specialists in advertising law in Chambers, Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.