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Charles A. "CJ" Wood, Jr.

240 South Pineapple Avenue
10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Nancy Saporito
Direct941.366.6660 x2405

Charles A. Wood, Jr. is in the Broker-Dealer Litigation Practice Group of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. Charles focuses his practice on broker-dealer litigation and arbitration.  He is a member of a team of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP attorneys who represent large financial institutions and high net-worth individuals in securities litigation and violations of contractual covenants.  His practice also focuses on employment law, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, commercial litigation, and arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

At the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Charles was the Executive Forum Editor of the Florida Law Review and received the Law Review Book Award for his contribution as an executive editor.

Prior to attending law school and joining Shumaker, Charles worked in various management positions.  At Boston College, he was the co-founder and president of the Word of Mouth Public Speaking Club and he also participated in the Emerging Leader Program.  At the University of Florida Levin College of Law, he was the recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship and the Levin College of Law Scholarship.

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  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2015
  • B.A., Economics and Communication, Boston College, 2010

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2016
  • Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Massachusetts, 2018


  • Spanish