Jack Wofford is a full-time mediator and arbitrator. In solo practice since 1993, Mr. Wofford mediates and arbitrates a wide-variety of disputes, including commercial, employment, environment, family-owned and other closely-held business, insurance, organizations, personal injury, public policy, and complex development, real estate, construction and transportation projects. He has also worked with issues of title insurance companies for damages from alleged wrongful certification of title, of bonding companies for failures in construction and of tort liability insurers for environmental cleanup and damages from hazardous waste.
In 1999, President Clinton appointed Mr. Wofford to a seat on the Federal Service Impasses Panel, which resolves disputes in negotiations between the Federal Government and its unionized employees. In the 1970’s, Mr. Wofford served in both state and federal government, as Director of the Boston Transportation Planning Review, as Associate Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Works, as the first Director of the Central Transportation Planning Staff for the Boston region, and as Deputy General Counsel of the US Department of Transportation.
Mr. Wofford is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar) and Harvard Law School (LLB). He received mediation training at the Massachusetts Office of Dispute Resolution, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center.