Ira E. Hoffman is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Rimon Law, an international law firm, where he advises clients on government contracts law, international contracting, and cybersecurity law and policy.
He is a Mentor of the Merage Institute; and a Director of the Public Contracting Institute (PCI), a leading training company comprised of prominent specialists in Federal, State, local and international contracting, where he teaches courses on small business contracting, U.S. export controls (ITAR, EAR and OFAC), and FMS, FMF and DCC/DCS. Mr. Hoffman is also a Fellow of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) and is a frequent panelist at HLS and cybersecurity conferences. He was also the Editor of The Annotated Export Administration Regulations Desk Reference; and is the author or co-author of a number of articles on export controls and cybersecurity law and policy.
Previously, Mr. Hoffman was a member of the faculty of the Shiloah (now Dayan) Center for Middle East Studies at Tel Aviv University; served as Counsel to the Vice Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission; and was the first in-house counsel to the Israeli Ministry of Defense Mission to the United States. He also taught courses on “International Trade Law” and “European Union Law” as an adjunct professor at the George Mason University School of Law. Mr. Hoffman has a B.A. from the University of Michigan; an M.Sc from the London School of Economics, where he also taught; and a J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was an editor of the Law Review.