Jarrett Wolf focuses his practice on international crisis management and corporate investigations.
He has handled matters involving more than 40 countries, including Hong Kong, Monaco, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates.
Mr. Wolf’s experience includes the prevention of international and political incidents; the response to investigations, arrests and prosecutions; independent investigations that have enabled the opening of banking relationships for international private clients and politically exposed persons; and the development of strategic communications and global reputation management plans.
He has also conducted investigations in multi-million-dollar litigation; investigative due diligence in multi-million-dollar deals; internal investigations of bribery, corruption, money laundering, sanctions violations and misconduct, and corporate investigations of fraud, extortion, and theft of trade secrets.
Mr. Wolf began his career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami. He co-founded the Special Prosecutions Division’s Gang Prosecution Unit, wrote the first warrant in Florida authorizing a search for gang evidence, and obtained the first formal ruling in Florida admitting gang evidence at trial. Mr. Wolf was also member of Florida’s Statewide Terrorist Intelligence Network Group and, following the 9/11 attacks, was involved in standing up the Regional Domestic Security Task Force and its Investigations and Intelligence Subcommittee.
Mr. Wolf was later recruited as a Special Agent by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and spent the next several years investigating and building prosecutions against international drug trafficking organizations. From 2003 to 2006, he was the case agent for a multi-agency international organized crime investigation of a Consolidated Priority Organization Target for which he received the DEA Administrator’s Award, the U.S. Attorney’s Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, the DEA Exceptional Performance Award, and the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers’ Association’s International Award of Honor.
In 2006, he joined Ferrell Law, P.A. as a partner in the firm’s trial and appellate practice, and developed a crisis management practice handling cases throughout the United States. In 2009, he founded Wolf, P.A. and its ancillary consultancy Wolf Global. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the New York Bar.
Mr. Wolf has been a frequent speaker on crisis management, strategic investigations, and international investigations. He has authored several articles and manuals on best practices, including:
Gang Prosecution Manual of the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Co-Author)
Introduction to Criminal Investigation
Gang Prosecution – A resource for police and prosecutors
Drug Gang Enforcement and Gang Homicide Investigation
Operation Hardcore – A prototype response to violent street gangs
Basic Training for Street Gang Investigators – Legal Issues and Concerns
Provisions of Florida Criminal Law Relevant to the Investigation and Prosecution of Terrorism
Mr. Wolf has received awards and commendations from the DEA, FBI, Anti-Defamation League, U.S. Army Criminal Investigations Division at Ft. Campbell, HIDTA, the Florida Intelligence Unit, federal and state prosecutors, police agencies, the Regional Information Sharing System and the Regional Organized Crime Information Center.
- Investigations & Intelligence
- Crisis Management
- Risk Mitigation
- International Advisory
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law
- B.S., Telecommunication, University of Florida
- New York State Bar Association, International Law Section
- District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section
- American Bar Association, Section of International Law
- League of Prosecutors
- Association of Federal Narcotics Agents
- Florida Bar Eleventh Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee