Creative Representation | Expert Litigation

Contact Information

Main: 415.956.1900

Direct: 513.325.3562

Fax: 415.956.1152

Email: bwood@bzbm.com

LinkedIn: Betsy Wood

Practice Areas

Transactional Real Estate

Education

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1989

University of Cincinnati, B.A. (Political Science), 1986

Professional Affiliations

International Council of Shopping Centers

American Bar Association

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Indiana

Experience

Betsy Wood is Senior Counsel to the firm. She specializes in commercial real estate transactions with an emphasis on retail and office leasing.

Prior to associating with the firm, Betsy was Senior Leasing Counsel at Simon Property Group, a global REIT and shopping center developer, where she was responsible for lease negotiations for a nationwide portfolio of luxury shopping centers and luxury and technology tenant accounts.

Before joining Simon, Betsy was Assistant General Counsel for Luxottica Retail North America, Inc., a vertically integrated optical manufacturer and retailer of brands such as LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Ray Ban and Oakley, handling a variety of real estate and contract matters, including retail leasing and acquisition and disposition of commercial properties. Prior to Luxottica, Betsy was a Corporate Attorney at The United States Shoe Corporation, a multi-divisional consumer goods company with operations in footwear manufacturing and retailing, women’s apparel retailing and optical retailing, where she was involved in retail leasing and a wide variety of general corporate matters, including contracts, litigation management, intellectual property, human resources, and corporate governance.