Former U.S. attorney John Wood has joined law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. The firm announced that Wood has joined its White-Collar Criminal and International Anti-Corruption Practices.
For the past two years, Mr. Wood has served as the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Previously, Mr. Wood was the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, advising Secretary Michael Chertoff, as well as Deputy Associate Attorney General and Counselor to the Attorney General in the Department of Justice. He also previously worked at the White House as Deputy General Counsel for the Office of Management & Budget.