Richard B. Hoffman Shifts to Special Counsel with Marshall, Gerstein & Borun

July 6, 2012

Effective July 1, 2012, Richard B. Hoffman altered his status from partner to special counsel within Marshall, Gerstein & Borun. As special counsel, he will continue to be actively involved with and handle matters for the Firm’s clients.

Mr. Hoffman is widely regarded for his experience in U.S. and international intellectual property law. During his more than 38 years of practice, including 12 years as a partner at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, he has worked on a diverse range of IP matters across various industries and technologies, including beverage bottling machinery, gravity-fed shelving, horticultural seed production processes, and insurance and financial services. Pursuing his personal interest, Mr. Hoffman gained extensive knowledge in ongoing developments in renewable energy and clean-technology fields and was instrumental in organizing the Firm’s Cleantech and Renewables industry practice.

"Dick is an invaluable member of the Firm, and we have been fortunate to have him as our partner," said Jeffrey S. Sharp, managing partner of Marshall, Gerstein & Borun. "I look forward to continuing to practice law with him for years to come."