Mr. Wofford practices full time as a neutral, with an emphasis onmediation and arbitration. In the 1970’s, He 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.
Joining the law firm of Csaplar & Bok, Mr. Wofford became a partner in 1981and was a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department, specializing in complex development projects. In 1987, he joined Endispute, Inc., as a Senior Consultant providing dispute resolution and legal management consulting. In solo practice since 1993, he mediates a wide variety of disputes, including real estate, employment, environmental, commercial and family business matters, and disputes involving professional liability of lawyers, architects, engineers, surveyors and other professionals in construction, development and real estate matters. 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 clean up and damages from hazardous waste.
Mr. Wofford graduated from Harvard College and Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He earned his LLB at Harvard Law School and then served as law clerk to a US District Judge. He received mediation training at Endispute, the Massachusetts Office of Dispute Resolution, the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Cambridge Dispute Settlement Center.
In 1999, President Clinton appointed Mr. Wofford to a term on the Federal Services Impasses Panel,a seven-member resolution panel on federal labor negotiation involving the federal government as employer and bargaining units representing federal employees.