"As we looked toward the future for our people and our clients, Eckert Seamans made a great deal of sense as a platform for development and a place where we could provide our clients with the best service possible for the long term," said Mr. Hoffman. "The firm has made a true commitment to growth, to its people and to the greater Philadelphia region. We're confident that we'll be better positioned to meet client needs from within our practice and provide them with access to more extensive legal resources from throughout the firm."
Mr. Hoffman's practice includes complex cases such as antitrust, securities, class action, creditor's rights, commercial litigation, ERISA and real estate litigation. A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to professional liability, primarily medical and legal malpractice, commercial litigation, construction, products liability, toxic torts and insurance coverage. Nationally recognized for his work in professional liability, Mr. Hoffman was awarded the 1989 Fred H. Sievert Outstanding Defense Bar Leader Award by the Defense Research Institute, and he has received numerous honors from the bar and other independent regional and national professional organizations. He received his law degree from Temple University School of Law. He earned his master's degree from the Graduate School of Public Affairs, State University of New York, and he received his bachelor's degree from Washington & Jefferson College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers and American Board of Trial Advocates.
With the addition of this new group, Eckert Seamans will now have 63 attorneys in its Philadelphia office.
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