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Martin Richard Hoffmann

Martin Richard Hoffmann, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1961. Major United States Army Reserve, 1954-1973. Member Metropolitan Club.


  • Hoffmann, Martin Richard was born on April 20, 1932 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1961.


    • Law clerk United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), 1961-1962. Assistant United States attorney Washington, 1962-1965. Minority counsel committee on judiciary House of Representatives, 1965-1967.

      Legal counsel to Senator C. Percy, United States Senate, 1967-1969. Assistant general counsel University Computing Company, Dallas, 1969-1971. General counsel Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1971-1973.

      Special assistant to secretary and deputy secretary defense, 1973-1974. General counsel Department Defense, 1974-1975. Secretary Department Army, 1975-1977.

      Managing partner Gardner, Carton & Douglas, 1977—1989. Vice president, general counsel, secretary Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts, 1989-1993. Senior visiting fellow Center for Policy, Technology and Industrial Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1993—1995.

      Of counsel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Washington, 1996-2000. Board directors Castle Energy, Philadelphia, Sea Change Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1961.


    Major United States Army Reserve, 1954-1973. Member Metropolitan Club.


    • Married Margaret Ann McCabe. Children: Heidi H. Slye, William, Bern.
    • spouse: Margaret Ann McCabe
    • children: Heidi H. Slye Hoffmann
    • William Hoffmann
    • Bern Hoffmann
    Martin Richard Hoffmann
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