The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. announced that Douglas L. Wood has joined the firm as an Associate. Wood is an attorney who practices in the areas of business and corporate law, estate planning and probate, and tax controversy. Prior to joining the firm, Wood practiced as a certified public accountant with a large national accounting firm focusing his practice on taxation.

During his time in the accounting profession, he addressed numerous tax matters for a variety of clients including tax compliance for various partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Wood specialized in the construction and real estate industry, performing a variety of services related to clients in this industry such as 1031 like kind exchanges and cost certification engagements related to Arizona low income housing tax credits.

Wood also participated in numerous financial statement attestation engagements such as audits, reviews, and compilations during his practice as a certified public accountant.  Prior to working as a certified public accountant, he was a legal intern at Higgs, Fletcher, and Mack in San Diego where he focused his practice on corporate law and tax controversy.

Wood received his J.D. from California Western School of law in 2013. Prior to law school, he attended the University of Missouri – Columbia where he graduated with a Master’s of Accountancy with an emphasis is taxation.

Wood graduated cum laude and was the recipient of the Givens Family Accountancy Scholarship. He is admitted to practice law in Arizona. Wood is also a certified public accountant in the state of Arizona. He is a member of the American Institution of Certified Public Accountants.