Rob Hoffman > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
1900 N. PEARL ST
SUITE 2200
United States

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; Class Actions; Real Estate Litigation; Commercial Contracts Disputes; Insurance




Rob Hoffman is a renowned litigator who for three decades has handled a wide array of significant business controversies nationwide. Rob and his team have won more than 40 lawsuits from 2021 through the present throughout the U.S. He represents clients in hard-fought disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions, including indemnification, earn-outs, working capital and rep and warranty disputes. Rob is also sought to defend mass arbitrations, class actions, fraud, and insurance coverage and bad faith claims. In 2020, Rob was appointed national lead Covid-19 counsel in North America by one of the world’s largest insurance companies.


J.D., Southern Methodist University; B.B.A., University of Texas

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > M&A litigation: defense

DLA Piper LLP (US) has a strong transactional team and a litigation practice to match, giving it a prominent role in cases concerning breaches of fiduciary duty, and it is active in courts across the US, as well as in the main forum of Delaware. John Clarke in New York, who is co-chair of the corporate and securities litigation group, and head of Delaware litigation John Reed in Wilmington are the lead partners. ‘Masterful litigator and trial counselJames Mathias in Baltimore represented Ray Berry, the founder, former CEO and chairman of The Fresh Market specialty grocery chain in an action asserting breach of fiduciary duty in challenging his role in the company’s 2016 going-private transaction. Rob Hoffman in Dallas and Baltimore-based Benjamin Schuman, who is ‘pleasant and unassuming, yet possesses a powerful intellect that commands respect‘, also have key roles in the practice.