Joseph E. Wolfson Presents at Seminar on the Rules of Evidence
PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 20, 2019 – Joseph E. Wolfson, a shareholder with Stevens & Lee, presented at a National Business Institute seminar entitled, “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit,” held in Philadelphia, PA, on November 8, 2019.
Mr. Wolfson presented on topics titled “Understanding Hearsay” and “Ethical Considerations,” which covered a range of points, including general hearsay rules, exclusions, and exceptions as well as legal malpractice, lawyers as witnesses, handling highly prejudicial evidence, talking to witnesses before they testify and privileges under Rule 502 (d), among others.
Mr. Wolfson is Co-Chair of Stevens & Lee’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Group and Chair of the Intellectual Property Group. He concentrates in corporate and complex litigation, including antitrust, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition and consumer fraud disputes particularly in the pharmaceutical, insurance and financial services, and health care industries. Mr. Wolfson has served as lead counsel representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including class actions and internal investigations. He has successfully tried numerous antitrust and intellectual property disputes to verdict including cases involving patent licensing, trade name infringement, trade dress infringement and the nation’s first outsourced E-911 emergency response system. Mr. Wolfson is a former state prosecutor for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
He has a J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.