Jeffrey M. Hoffman
Jeffrey M. Hoffman began his legal career at Lowe Stein in 2004 as an associate attorney
and was elected partner in 2013.
Mr. Hoffman has extensive experience in family law and he has litigated
cases and negotiated settlements involving custody, child support, spousal
support, prenuptial agreements, community property partitions, co-owned
property partitions, and complex financial matters. Mr. Hoffman has successfully
tried numerous cases involving the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction
and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). In 2013, Mr. Hoffman was recognized as a
Rising Star in the area of family law by the Super Lawyers publication
and he has maintained that distinction. Also in 2013, Mr. Hoffman was
appointed to the Family Law Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association.
In 2014, Mr. Hoffman was recognized as one of the “Top 10 Under
40” for excellence in the field of Family Law by the National Academy
of Family Law Attorneys. In 2015, Mr. Hoffman was recognized by New Orleans
Magazine as one of the Top Attorneys in the field of Family Law, as well
as being named by New Orleans CityBusiness as Ones To Watch: Law 2017.
Mr. Hoffman has spearheaded the firm’s BP division, assisting individuals
and businesses in filing claims in the Court Supervised Class Action Settlement
in connection with the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He also represents
numerous oil field service companies in the Multi-District Litigation
Mr. Hoffman has also successfully represented clients in personal injury
lawsuits, trade mark infringement cases, employment discrimination, sexual
harassment cases, and collection matters. He helps entrepreneurs form
their business, draft contracts and operating agreements and negotiate leases.
Since 2005, Mr. Hoffman has served as the firm’s liaison to the New
Orleans Pro Bono Project, which provides legal services to members of
our community who are in need. He has found this work to be some of the
most meaningful and rewarding of his career.
Mr. Hoffman is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts and also
the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts
of Louisiana and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. He has
also been named to Best Lawyers in America in 2017 and also renamed to
New Orleans Magazine Top Attorneys.