Lisa Wood

Of Counsel


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Dean’s List honors
  • CALI Awards in multiple subjects
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts
  • Member of the Honors College
  • Honors in English Language and Literature
  • Minor in Art History

Lisa Wood is a dedicated and results-oriented attorney with extensive trial experience. She is at home in a courtroom and has had demonstrated success representing clients in complex civil and criminal matters. She is adept at negotiating reduced charges and sentences, as well as working with her clients to develop personalized litigation strategies. She is deeply committed to upholding justice and protecting her clients’ rights and is an active member of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel and CJA Panel Attorney Selection Committee. She has been recognized as Illinois Rising Star in criminal defense litigation since 2018.

Lisa lives with her husband and son in the northern suburbs of Chicago. While not at work, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and playing tennis.

Cases of Note

  • Lead counsel in several high-profile cases, including a seven-week jury trial involving RICO conspiracy and murder charges.
  • Won numerous dismissals and acquittals for clients charged with various criminal offenses.
  • Secured sentence reductions of more than ten years through compassionate release and First Step Act motions.