Ira E. Hoffman is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. office of Butzel Long, a prominent multi-state law firm. His practice has focused on government contracts and international law for over 30 years, and on cybersecurity law more recently. He also conducts seminars and webinars on government contracts law, including new and emerging requirements for supply chain protection, Foreign Military Sales (FMS), Foreign Military Financing (FMF), and export controls (ITAR, EAR and OFAC sanctions) for the Public Contracting Institute (PCI). He is a Mentor for the Merage Institute; a Fellow for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI); and a Senior Policy Adviser for CyberUSA.
Previously, Mr. Hoffman was the Editor of THE ANNOTATED EXPORT ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS DESK REFERENCE (West 2010-13); authored or co-authored a number of articles on government contracts and international compliance issues, and cyber law and policy; and served as Counsel to the Israeli Ministry of Defense Mission to the U.S., and as Counsel to the Vice Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission. He has also taught courses in “International Trade Law” and “European Union Law” as an adjunct professor at the George Mason University School of Law; and was a Research Fellow at Tel Aviv University’s Moshe Dayan Center for Middle East and African Studies.
Mr. Hoffman earned a 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.