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Paul RQ Wolfson

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Practice Areas

Mr. Wolfson's practice focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation, and on advising clients on complex issues of federal law.

Mr. Wolfson has argued 21 cases in the United States Supreme Court and has also argued before seven federal courts of appeals. He is a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements, and served for two years as a member of an ABA Presidential Task Force on Federal Pleading Standards, examining the effect of the Twombly and Iqbal decisions. He also served two terms on the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility. Before rejoining the firm, Mr. Wolfson worked for eight years in the Solicitor General's Office, where he received the Attorney General's Distinguished Service Award for “exemplary representation of the United States before the Supreme Court.” After law school, he clerked for Supreme Court Justice Byron White.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements

Chair, Amicus Brief Committee, ABA Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section

Personal

JD, Yale Law School, 1987; MPhil, University of Cambridge, Trinity College, 1984; AB, magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1982