Jenner & Block

Mr. Hoffman is an associate in the firm’s litigation practice. He focuses on complex commercial litigation, including multidistrict litigation involving antitrust and corporate law.  Mr. Hoffman is advanced in French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian. He has also studied Chinese, German, and Dutch.

While not exhaustive, Mr. Hoffman has represented clients in several high-profile litigations, including:

  • A Global Fortune 500 company in In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation, an antitrust multidistrict litigation in the Northern District of California.
  • A Global Fortune 500 company in In re Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation, an antitrust multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of Michigan.
  • A privately-owned Chicago-based company in In re Tribune Company Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation, a multidistrict litigation in the Southern District of New York that involves corporate law and bankruptcy claims.

In addition to these matters, Mr. Hoffman has experience litigating cases involving claims as diverse as unjust enrichment, malicious prosecution, and trespass.

Mr. Hoffman also enjoys an active pro bono practice. He has represented a criminal defendant in several post-conviction proceedings, including a state court appeal, petition for writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court, and a petition for habeas corpus. He also represents a French-speaking client from Africa who is seeking asylum in the United States.  

During law school, Mr. Hoffman’s interest in public international law led him to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Hague, Netherlands, where he worked as in intern for the Office of the Prosecutor. Also in law school, Mr. Hoffman participated as an oralist and coach in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He continues to participate in the Jessup competition as a judge.