Elizabeth A. Hoffman
Elizabeth A. Hoffman joined the firm in July of 2013. She brings an array of insurance defense experience to our litigation department. Ms. Hoffman has experience successfully defending clients in matters of premises liability, personal injury and coverage disputes in both federal and state court. Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Hoffman worked for a boutique defense litigation firm in Syracuse, NY, specializing in the defense of municipalities and school districts in general liability, property damage and personal injury matters. Her dedication to her practice and exceptional skill has resulted in numerous favorable decisions for her litigation clients. She continues to negotiate settlements which eliminate and/or significantly decrease client exposure. In addition, Ms. Hoffman offers strategic guidance to personal, corporate and healthcare clients in general practice matters.
Ms. Hoffman received a B.A. from Syracuse University in 2006 with a dual Major in Political Science and International Relations-Foreign Policy in Latin America as well as a Minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She earned her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 2009. While in law school, Ms. Hoffman was a Dean’s List Scholarship recipient. She was a Notes and Comments Editor for the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce as well as a Form and Accuracy Editor for The Digest. Her article, "A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing," was published in the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce in 2008 where it received honors as the top Note for that year.
Ms. Hoffman is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association, Central New York Women’s Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2009
Syracuse University, B.A., Political Science and International Relations dual major, 2006
U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts
United State Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Speaking / Publications / Awards
Central New York Women's Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Onondaga County Bar Association