Brian Hoffmann - McDermott Will & Emery


Brian Hoffmann focuses his practice on complex corporate matters, including hostile takeovers, proxy fights, sales and divestitures, cross-border transactions, management and leveraged buyouts, acquisitions of distressed companies (both inside and outside of bankruptcy proceedings), and domestic and international capital markets fundraising activities. He has represented acquirers, targets, financial advisors, board of directors, special committees and other parties across numerous industry sectors, including technology, consumer goods, energy, health care, life sciences, media and telecommunications.

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  • Represented a private equity investment group in its $1.6 billion acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation
  • Represented one of the world’s leading companies in the health care and medical products industry with its acquisition of Sagmel, Inc., and an unsuccessful acquisition of a multibillion-dollar consumer health business

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  • Chambers USA
  • The Legal 500
  • Super Lawyers

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  • Student Sponsor Partners, Board of directors
  • Active in transactional pro bono matters


Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 1982
Colby College, AB, 1979

New York