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Bruce Hoffman

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Bruce Hoffman is a respected attorney commended for his extensive experience in the antitrust space. He has recently returned to private practice, and his clients benefit from his former position as Director of the FTC's Bureau of Competition.
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D. Bruce Hoffman’s practice focuses on antitrust enforcement, including merger clearance, conduct investigations, and litigation, as well as consumer protection and related commercial litigation and disputes.

Career

Bruce joined the firm as a partner in 2020 after serving as the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition from 2017 through 2019. He was responsible for developing policy, supervising the FTC’s antitrust investigations and litigation, and interacting with leading antitrust enforcers. Bruce spearheaded the creation of the Bureau’s Technology Enforcement Division to monitor competition in U.S. technology markets, investigate anticompetitive conduct, and take enforcement actions when warranted.

Bruce’s role as Bureau Director was his second stint at the FTC. He previously served at the agency from 2001-2004.

Bruce has also held leading positions in the antitrust practice of other global law firms in his nearly 30-year career.

J.D., High Honors; Order of the Coif; Law Review; W.D. McDonald Prize; Irving A. Cypen Freshman Scholastic Achievement Award, University of Florida Levin College of Law (1992); B.A., high distinction; Phi Beta Kappa, Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College (1989).

Professional Memberships

Board of Trustees, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Senior Editor, American Bar Association Antitrust Law Journal

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