University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2008

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., Political Science and Environmental Studies, 2003



New York

Eric Wood is the Practice Innovations and Technology Partner. As a member of Chapman’s Practice Innovations group, Eric works across the firm's offices and practice groups to research, design and develop legal technology tools for Chapman’s attorneys and clients.

Eric’s experience includes developing complex document automation systems, designing custom transaction management software, building legal expert systems, coding interactive data visualizations of transactional metadata and consulting on numerous process improvement and knowledge management initiatives.

Eric draws on significant prior experience in commercial lending and securities transactions, previously working as an associate in the Banking and Financial Services Department at Chapman and the Capital Markets group at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. Before attending law school, he worked on legal technology and access to justice projects as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer for Wyoming Legal Services.


  • "Document Automation—Workflow Strategies for Competitive Firms," Legaltech New York. January 30 – February 1, 2018.
  • "Contracts, Code and Automation," 2017 Fin(Legal)Tech Conference. October 19, 2017.
  • “Document Automation: Workflow Strategies for Competitive Law Firms,” Legal Executive Institute Webinar. September 12, 2017.