Thomas G. Wolfe, President and Managing Partner, is a shareholder in the litigation department. He represents individuals and both privately-held and public companies in a wide range of complex litigation matters.
He has tried cases in state and federal court in various product liability cases, including pharmaceutical and automotive, as well as oil and gas and various commercial matters, including arbitration of securities cases. He has also been involved in the defense of class actions, including certification issues and hearings, and mass tort litigation against pharmaceutical companies.
Tom has been on the Board of Directors and was formerly Chair of the Trial Practice Section of the Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel and is a Master of the William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court. Tom also served as a speaker at the Oklahoma Association of Defense Annual Trial School (2006, 2007) and received the Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel Distinguished Service Award (2006). Tom is named to Best Lawyers in America in Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation.
He co-authored Kirkland v. General Motors Corporation and Beyond: An Overview of Twenty Years of Oklahoma Product Liability Law, 65 OKLA. B.J. 3593 (1994) and An Overview of Oklahoma Product Liability Law, 73 OKLA. B.J. 2231 (2002), the latter of which won the Oklahoma Bar Journal “Golden Quill Award.”
Tom is an active member of Defense Research Institute, ALFA International, American Bar Association, Oklahoma County Bar Association and Oklahoma Bar Association, where he served on the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Division (1990 - 1991). He is also a regular legal columnist for The Journal Record, Oklahoma City's daily business newspaper.
Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Tom lives in Oklahoma City with his wife, Gigi, and children Jamie and Joe.