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Jane Ellen Hoffman

Jane Ellen Hoffman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1985. Member Animal Legal Defense Fund, New York City; board directors Legal Action for Animals, since 1989. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (committee on laws pertaining to animals since 1991), Women's Bar Association, Bar Association for Human Rights.

Background

  • Hoffman, Jane Ellen was born on March 1, 1953 in Brooklyn. Daughter of William Thomas and Helen (Fater) Hoffman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Boston College, 1975. Master of Library Science, Long Island University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School, 1984.

    Career

    • Tax library Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, New York City, 1978-1984. Associate Hale Russell & Gray, 1984-1985, Simpson Thacher & Barlett, New York City, 1985-1988. Vice president, consultant Handy Associates, Inc., 1988-1991.

      Sole practice, since 1991. Secretary Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1987-1988, co-chairman, 1988-1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1985.

    Membership

    Member Animal Legal Defense Fund, New York City. Board directors Legal Action for Animals, since 1989. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (committee on laws pertaining to animals since 1991), Women's Bar Association, Bar Association for Human Rights.

    Personality

    Interests

    Scuba diving, theater, sailing.

    Connections

    • father: William Thomas Hoffman
    • mother: Helen (Fater) Hoffman
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    Born March 1, 1953
    (age 64)
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