Roger Wolfson

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Roger Wolfson
Ben Selkow with presenter Roger Wolfson 2016 SAMHSA Voice Awards (29193590276) (cropped).jpg
Years activepresent

Roger S. Wolfson is an American TV writer and screenwriter from New Haven, Connecticut, and is most notable for writing for the TV series Fairly Legal, Saving Grace, The Closer, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Century City. Wolfson has also been staff to four U.S. Senators: Joe Lieberman, John Kerry, Paul Wellstone, and Ted Kennedy. He is also a columnist for The Huffington Post.[1]


Wolfson earned a bachelor's degree in Theater from Vassar College, a masters in Writing from Johns Hopkins University, and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.[2]


In the 1990s, Wolfson worked on staff positions in the United States Senate. He served as committee staff for Senator Joe Lieberman, legislative assistant and speechwriter for Senator John Kerry, Chief Education Counsel for Senator Paul Wellstone, and committee staff member on the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Senator Edward Kennedy.[3]

From 2004 to present, Wolfson has written for a number of television programs.[4] In 2004, he wrote an episode of Century City and an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2005, he wrote two episodes of The Closer. From 2007 to 2009, he wrote five episodes of Saving Grace. And in 2009, he also wrote for In the Mix.

From 2004 to 2008 he also served as story editor for many of the same television series.[5] In 2004, he was story editor for 10 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2005, he was story editor for eight episodes of The Closer. And from 2007 to 2008, he was story editor for 11 episodes of Saving Grace.

He has sold two original television series pilots to Sony Studios.[6]

Wolfson is currently writer and producer for USA Television Network's Fairly Legal.[7]


  1. ^ "Roger Wolfson (at The Huffington Post)". Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  2. ^ "Biography - Roger Samuel Wolfson, J.D., M.A." Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  3. ^ "Biography - Roger Samuel Wolfson, J.D., M.A." Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  4. ^ "Roger Wolfson (at IMDB)". Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  5. ^ "Roger Wolfson (at IMDB)". Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  6. ^ "Biography for Roger Wolfson (at IMDB)". Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  7. ^ "Biography for Roger Wolfson (at IMDB)". Retrieved 2011-10-10.

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