Matthew Hofer is an associate in the Litigation Department. His practice focuses on commercial and environmental litigation.
In his environmental practice, Mr. Hofer has advised clients and litigated cases involving California’s Proposition 65, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Coastal Act, and the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or the “Superfund”).
Mr. Hofer has experience advising clients on compliance with state and federal warranty law, including the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. He also maintains an active pro bono practice and received the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services from the State Bar of California in 2015.
Mr. Hofer received his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2015. While at Georgetown, he served as an Articles & Notes Editor for the American Criminal Law Review, and worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Susan McMahon. Mr. Hofer also chaired the Events Committee for Home Court, a Georgetown Law student group that raises money to benefit the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless. He holds a B.A., cum laude, in Political Science and History from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mr. Hofer is admitted to practice law in California.
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