Portland business litigation firm Markowitz Herbold PC announced today that Hannah Hoffman has joined the firm as an associate.
Before joining the firm, Hoffman served as a Clackamas County deputy district attorney, where she managed 200 cases, tried five cases to verdict, prosecuted multiple civil commitment hearings before judges, and argued on behalf of the state in dozens of contested probation and diversion hearings, sentencings, and plea hearings.
Hoffman was also an assistant attorney general with the Oregon Department of Justice’s Solicitor General’s Office. She argued ten cases before the Oregon Court of Appeals and drafted and filed 45 appellate briefs.
Hoffman honed her legal skills as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Mosman of the U.S. District Court of Oregon where she assisted with the drafting of opinions on behalf of the court.
Before enrolling in the University of Michigan School of Law, Hoffman was a journalist who reported on politics, government, and education for the Willamette Week, McMinnville News-Register, and the Statesman Journal.