Online Master of Laws (LL.M.)



Charles Wood: LAW 632

Charles Wood specializes in finance, accounting, and economics. He teaches Corporate Finance in the Summer Law and English Program and Business for Lawyers in the online LL.M. Program. Over the past 10 years he has taught financial statement and security analysis, financial risk management, business acquisitions, and behavioral finance at UCLA. Mr. Wood worked on Wall Street for 13 years, including nine years with First Boston and Credit Suisse-First Boston, in New York, London, and Los Angeles. Subsequently he founded and for 20 years led his own firm focusing on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and internal financial systems and controls. Mr. Wood matriculated at Princeton University, advanced standing in mathematics, receiving his A.B. in politics in 1970. He received his M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 1976. While at Stanford, Mr. Wood studied finance and investments under Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe. Mr. Wood served as an infantry officer in the U. S. Marine Corps (Vietnam Service Medal) prior to entering Stanford. Mr. Wood has testified as an expert in the U. S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Virginia and Washington, and the Superior Court of California.

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