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David A Hoffman
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David Hoffman’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • John Hancock Insurance v CNA

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Outcome:
    Settlement of $250 million
    Description:
    Appointed by Federal District Court to chair arbitration panel in reinsurance case. After six weeks of hearing, and prior to issuance of arbitration award, case settled for $250 million. (This is public record info.)
  • Family Trust Dispute

    Practice Area:
    Mediation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Outcome:
    Settlement in which one group of family members received primarily real estate while the other group received most of the financial assets
    Description:
    Twenty members of wealthy family -- all of them beneficiaries of a trust that was going to be dissolved in two years -- came for mediation regarding the distribution of the trust assets.
  • Family Business Dispute

    Practice Area:
    Mediation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settlement of $1.25 million and each brother is free to pursue business even if they are in competition
    Description:
    Two brothers and another individual were partners in a business and had a falling out. One brother resigned but believed that he was forced out.
  • Mediating Postnuptial Agreement

    Practice Area:
    Family
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    The parties had the good fortune of having sold a business that provided a nine-figure after-tax payout. Mediation helped them create a comprehensive plan concerning how those funds would be handled during their marriage or upon death or divorce
  • Mediation - Employment Issues and Non-Compete

    Practice Area:
    Mediation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    A high-level manager left a publicly traded technology company for a competitor, and the issue was whether he was using proprietary information from the former employer in the new company.