Robert (Robin) C. Wood III Of CounselvCard | Bio

Robin Wood has more than 50 years’ experience in business and corporate law, family law, commercial litigation, and employment law. He has tried and/or mediated more than 400 cases, and has argued cases before the Virginia Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Robin’s extensive experience gives him the background and knowledge to advise clients about their legal issues and to guide them to the most appropriate and cost-effective way to resolve their legal concerns.

He handles litigation in a wide variety of matters, including civil, employment, business, intellectual property, corporate sales and acquisitions, shareholder disputes, and trust disputes.

Robin is a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation and author of Civil Procedure in Virginia and Virginia Law and Practice: a Handbook for Attorneys. He is a member of Order of the Coif at Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he also serves as an adjunct professor of Virginia Law and Procedure. In 2015, Robin received the Tradition of Excellence Award from the Virginia State Bar’s General Practice Section.

Robin is listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Super Lawyers, and has been named one of the Top Attorneys in Richmond magazine. He holds a Preeminent® Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Robin is part of the Edmunds & Williams team that merged with Woods Rogers in October of 2016.

Robin was a member of the 1961 Washington and Lee football team that went undefeated and was named Outstanding Small College Team in the nation by the Washington Post. He was also a head referee for ACC football from 1975 to 2001.

Robin has devoted considerable time to the community, serving on the boards of directors of organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, Virginia Legal Aid Society, United Way of Central Virginia, and Lynchburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

Affiliations

Boyd-Graves Conference—Former chairman

Lynchburg Bar Association—Past president

Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce—Past board member

Lynchburg Fine Arts Center—Past board member

Lynchburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority—Past board member

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Virginia State Bar—Chairman of the Litigation Section; newsletter editor

Virginia Bar Association—Past member of Board of Governors

Virginia Law Foundation—Fellow

Virginia Legal Aid Society—Past board member

United Way of Central Virginia—Past board member

YMCA of Central Virginia—Past president and board member

Thought Leadership

Civil Procedure in Virginia

Virginia Law and Practice: A Handbook for Attorneys