T.J. Wolf
    General Counsel & Senior Consultant

    T.J. Wolf works with DisputeSoft experts and staff to draft expert reports and support them using project and technical documentation.


    • Virginia

    • Ohio

    • Washington, D.C.


    • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

      International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

    T.J. Wolf has more than five years of experience in the legal industry as an IT Litigation Consultant and DisputeSoft’s General Counsel, and as a law clerk for attorneys in a variety of practice areas. At DisputeSoft, T.J. analyzes root causes of IT failure by researching and analyzing key project documentation and collaborating with our experts and staff to produce content and support for expert reports. Since joining DisputeSoft in 2016, T.J. has consulted for clients on a variety of software dispute matters, including breach of contract, software implementation failure, and intellectual property matters involving allegations of copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation.

    In breach of contract and software implementation failure matters, T.J. provides detailed analysis of a wide variety of project documentation and prepares detailed findings from complex technical analyses. In particular, T.J. analyzes key project documents to determine whether a delivered software product is deficient in some material way, whether the project was managed and developed in accordance with industry standard best practices, or whether the parties met functional requirements and obligations provided for under the agreement.

    In intellectual property matters, T.J. performs comparisons of software source code for detection of literal and non-literal similarities in copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation matters. T.J. also assists our experts in preparing preliminary reports, declarations, and expert reports for use by our clients internally and before major tribunals.

    Prior to joining DisputeSoft, T.J. gained practical legal experience as an academic researcher and law clerk for attorneys in various practice areas, including intellectual property transactions, government contracting, compliance, and entrepreneurship. As a staff writer for the University of Dayton Law Review, T.J. provided editorial support for the journal and independently researched and authored legal commentary addressing copyright issues presented by emerging technologies. His written work, Becoming Unplugged: Without a Compulsory License, Internet Broadcast Television Powers Down, received an award given annually to the author of the best student-written work. As an LLM candidate at The George Washington University Law School, T.J. authored a master’s thesis further addressing a persistent International copyright issue known as the orphan works problem: Building an Orphanage: How Judicial Authority Can Provide Immediate Relief to the Copyright Orphan Works Problem.

    Representative Experience

    Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Pre-Litigation Investigation

    Nature of Suit: Pre-litigation software failure matter regarding a health insurance exchange website
    Role: Consulting expert

    • T.J. investigated relevant software, systems, and documentation, including contract and architectural documents, source code, defect reports, and release notes
    • T.J. performed preliminary analysis of developer and user-reported functional defects

    “Sasco” Pre-Litigation Patent Investigation

    Nature of Suit: Pre-litigation matter regarding CPU power management patents
    Role: Consulting expert

    • T.J. performed a detailed preliminary source code analysis on firmware code of several different chip models to detect literal and non-literal similarities between the manufacturer’s and competitor’s codes
    • T.J. drafted detailed factual findings regarding actual copying of the manufacturer’s firmware code

    Fantasy Interactive, Inc. v. HTC Corporation

    Nature of Suit: Breach of contract matter regarding a failed web development project
    Role: Consulting expert

    • T.J. reviewed and analyzed project deliverables for completeness and fulfillment of contractual obligations
    • T.J. assisted in drafting factual findings relating to code quality to support opinions regarding maintainability, scalability, and reliability and adherence to industry standard practices


    • LL.M., George Washington University

    • J.D., University of Dayton School of Law

    • B.A., Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville

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