Ira Hoffman Rimôn Falkenfort

Ira E. Hoffman


Washington, D.C.

Ira E. Hoffman is a Partner in Rimon’s Washington, D.C. office. For more than 30 years, Mr. Hoffman has been advising clients on government contracts and international law, and, more recently, on cybersecurity law and policy.  He has represented clients in bid protests before the GAO, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the FAA’s Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA), and in size protests before the SBA and its Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA).  He has also represented clients in a number of Federal and State courts; in agency investigations conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA), Small Business Administration (SBA), Department of Justice (DOJ), Customs & Border Protection (CBP), and Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC); and in internal investigations concerning small business size status and/or eligibility for socio-economic preferences, and compliance with U.S. export controls (ITAR, EAR and OFAC sanctions).

Mr. Hoffman has also taught and continues to teach courses on small business contracting and subcontracting and other government contracts and international contracting for the Public Contracting Institute (PCI).  He was also the Editor of The Annotated Export Administration Regulations Desk Reference (West 2010-13); and has authored or co-authored articles on various government contracts and export controls issues, and on cyber law and policy.  Previously, Mr. Hoffman taught courses in International Trade Law and European Union Law as an adjunct professor at the George Mason University School of Law.  He also served as a member of the Governor’s International Advisory Council (appointed by the Governor of Maryland); as Counsel to the Vice Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission; as Counsel to the Israeli Ministry of Defense Mission to the U.S.; and as a Court Law Clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.  Mr. Hoffman earned his J.D. degree (cum laude) from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was an editor on the Law Review; an M.Sc from the London School of Economics, where he also taught; and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

  • Rimon P.C. (Partner)
  • Butzel Long (Shareholder)
  • Offit Kurman, P.A. (Principal)
  • Shulman Rogers (Shareholder)
  • Grayson, Kubli & Hoffman (Principal)
  • Howrey LLP (Senior Associate)
  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D.)
  • London School of Economics(M.Sc.)
  • University of Michigan(B.A.)