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Paul Thomas Hofmann

Admiralty and maritime Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 42 years
    New Jersey - NJ 42 years
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1982
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1981
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Paul

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Attorney Paul T. Hofmann, partner with the law firm of Hofmann & Schweitzer, has over 30 years of experience advocating for victims whose lives are forever changed after a serious injury. He has resolved hundreds of personal injury and wrongful death suits, through settlements and scores of jury verdicts. He has obtained over a hundred million dollars in recoveries for his clients which places him in an elite group of multi-million dollar advocates.

Paul specializes in personal injury matters, with special emphasis on maritime (Jones Act and Longshore Harbor Workers), railroad (F.E.L.A.) and construction worker tort claims.

Perseverance and determination are the firm's guiding principles. As managing partner, Paul insists that the assigned attorney personally visit the client's accident site to develop an understanding of why the event happened. 

Paul's passion for representing working men and women is not only recognized by his clients but also by his peers who voted and selected him for inclusion as a New York Super Lawyer since 2006 to the present.

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Location

Hofmann & Schweitzer
212 W 35th St
Fl 2
New York, NY, 10001
Hofmann & Schweitzer
1130 Route 202
Suite A7
Raritan, NJ, 08869
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Hofmann & Schweitzer
  • 2006 - Present

Education

  • New York Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1981
  • Rutgers University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Associations

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Secretary, Maritime Torts
  • 1995 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
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  • American Association for Justice
  • Member, Admiralty
  • N/A
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • AAJ Admiralty Executive Committee
  • Active Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Chairman
  • 1996 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Recognized
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2006
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Publications

  • AAJ Convention
  • "The ISM Code's Applicability to, and Benefits for, Injured Maritime Claimants"
  • 2008
  • Tulane Maritime Law Journal
  • An Analytical Framework for Maritime Preemption Cases Involving Wrongful Death Damages - The Legacy of Miles, Yamaha, Amtrak and Others
  • 1999
  • Unknown
  • Claims Arising on Government Vessels
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Lecture
  • "Is the Jones Act Dead for the Foreign Seaman? Some Current Topics in Application of the Jones Act and General Maritime Law to a Foreign Seafarer's Personal Injury Claim"
  • 2010
  • Lecture
  • "The ISM Code's Applicability to, and Benefits for, Injured Maritime Claimants"
  • 2008
  • Lecture
  • "From Sea To Sky", A general overview of maritime personal injury claims
  • 2004
  • Lecture
  • "Claims Arising on Government Vessels"
  • 2002
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Personal injury Attorney | Jun 01
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New York Admiralty and maritime Lawyer Paul Thomas Hofmann
Paul Thomas Hofmann
Admiralty and maritime Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 42 years