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Duke University Law School (JD, 2001, magna cum laude)

Cornell University (MA, 1996)

University of California, Berkeley (BA, 1992, magna cum laude)

Adam Hoffman is a partner at Russ August & Kabat, where he practices in the intellectual property and litigation departments.

Mr. Hoffman has represented clients in patent litigation and trade secret matters resulting in tens of millions of dollars in awards and settlements against a wide range of high-tech companies, including Apple, ASUS, LG, Google, HP, Dell, Sony, Samsung and LG. Mr. Hoffman has particular expertise in damages law, including the ever-changing field of patent damages. He has successfully tried numerous damages cases, including three trial victories in the last 18 months in the Norther District of California (against Apple) and the Eastern District of Texas (against LG and Riverbed). Mr. Hoffman also represents defendants and plaintiffs in copyright infringement matters.

Prior to joining Russ August & Kabat, Mr. Hoffman was an associate at Irell & Manella LLP, where he was a member of the litigation and IP litigation work groups. Mr. Hoffman graduated magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law. Following graduation, Mr. Hoffman served as a law clerk in the Central District of California. Mr. Hoffman was recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer from 2013-2017 by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine.