Ice Miller Welcomes Experienced Development Attorney Frank Hoffman
Hoffman Joins the Business Group at Ice Miller LLP
Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Frank A. Hoffman has joined the Firm as a partner in the Business Group. Hoffman brings more than 30 years of experience in representing business and nonprofit clients, specifically in managing complex incentive and project finance transactions for his clients.
“Frank understands that growing organizations need thorough guidance on the best available paths for expansion,” said Steven K. Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “What sets Frank apart is that he can provide that level of guidance in a timeframe that helps clients achieve their goals quickly and effectively.”
Prior to joining Ice Miller, Hoffman served as the Innovative Finance and Incentives Group leader at Krieg DeVault. He has closed more than 15 New Markets Tax Credit Transactions that provided funding of more than $430 million in total project costs.
Hoffman concentrates his practice in innovative and complex federal, state, and local economic development incentive procurement and related project financing for closely-held businesses and nonprofit organizations.
“Frank has experience with a range of sophisticated incentive and project finance deals,” said John R. Thornburgh, Chairman of Ice Miller’s Business Group. “He understands Ice Miller’s focus on achieving client goals, and will apply his unique experience and skillset to get deals done for our clients.”
Hoffman has over 30 years of general tax, finance and securities law experience with a focus on real estate development (affordable housing, student housing, single-family and commercial), business relocations and expansions resulting in new capital investment, job creation, and workforce training initiatives; business mergers, acquisitions and location closures resulting in job retention and re-investment; expanded research and development investment; and energy efficiency and renewable energy project investment.
Ice Miller’s Business Group helps clients achieve their goals in all types of transactions, financings, entity formations, fund formations and operations, and general corporate, contract and business needs. Ice Miller attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating, managing and completing complex business and financing transactions.
About Ice Miller LLP
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, environment, tax, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal finance, public affairs and government law. With offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; New York; and Washington, D.C., the Firm has more than 300 lawyers and 40 paraprofessionals.
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