Biography: Scott Hoffman

A native of Ohio, Mr. Hoffman has represented clients throughout the globe. He has practiced law in New York, Washington, D.C. and Ohio, and has been lead counsel on energy and infrastructure finance projects, represented Fortune 500 companies in a range of financings and negotiations, served as an expert witness on finance, and advised small and large businesses on a variety of complex legal matters.

Career Highlights: 

Nixon Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, Washington D.C. (1983-1996; Partner, 1990-1996)

Syracuse Law Review, Editor, New York Survey of Law

Named a “Central Ohio’s Top Lawyer” by Columbus CEO Magazine

Professional Memberships:

Member of the American, New York, District of Columbia and Ohio Bar Associations

Boards and Leadership:

Ohio Health, Inc., Board Member (2006-2008)

Marion General Hospital, Inc., Board Chairman (2006-2008)

Marion Co. United Way, Board Member (2005-2007)

Marion Rotary Club, Board of Directors (2003-2005)

Founder, Marion County First Book

Epworth Preschool and Daycare, Inc., Board of Directors (1999-2002)

Marion Can-Do Economic Development Board of Directors (2005-2009)

Palace Cultural Arts Association (2007-2016)

Publications and Presentations: 

The Law and Business of International Project Finance, Third Edition (Cambridge University Press, 2007) (ISBN: 0521882206)

Bar Admissions: 

New York (1983)

District of Columbia (1988)

Ohio (1996)

Supreme Court of the United States


Syracuse University Law School, Juris Doctorate, cum laude (1982)

Getty College of Liberal Arts, Ohio Northern University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, with distinction (1979)