CONTACT INFORMATION
(312) 641-1555
THoffman@SanchezDH.com

PRACTICE FOCUS

Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Coverage
Toxic Tort Litigation
Warranty/Consumer Litigation

EDUCATION

J.D., Loyola University of Chicago, 1984
B.S., Indiana University, With High Distinction, 1981

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
Michigan
Iowa
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court of Minnesota
U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP, 2005-Present
Sanchez and Daniels, 1988-2005
Williams & Montgomery, Ltd., 1985-1988
Jacobs, Williams & Montgomery, Ltd., 1984-1985

Contact Information


(312) 641-1555
THoffman@SanchezDH.com

Practice Focus


Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Coverage
Toxic Tort Litigation
Warranty/Consumer Litigation

Education


J.D., Loyola University of Chicago, 1984
B.S., Indiana University, With High Distinction, 1981

Bar & Court Admissions


Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
Michigan
Iowa
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court of Minnesota
U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Legal Experience


Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP, 2005-Present
Sanchez and Daniels, 1988-2005
Williams & Montgomery, Ltd., 1985-1988
Jacobs, Williams & Montgomery, Ltd., 1984-1985

Awards


Tim Hoffman has been at Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman for 31 years, first as an associate, then partner, and then name partner. His long tenure at the firm is a byproduct and testament to the firm’s longevity and success.

Hoffman’s initial work at the firm centered on tort defense. He has since developed expertise in the defense of consumer/warranty and transportation cases. His current practice is wide ranging and includes commercial and professional negligence litigation as well as asbestos defense. He has tried cases throughout the Midwest.


REPORTED CASES

  • Green v. BMW (MN. App., MN S.Ct. 2012)
  • Shoop v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 2007)
  • Mattuck v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 2006)
  • Mydlach v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 3, IL. S.Ct. 2005)
  • Brentine v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 2005)
  • Cogley v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 2005)
  • Pearson v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 2004)
  • Robinson v. Toyota Motor Credit Corp. (IL. S.Ct. 2002)
  • Lysek v. Elmhurst Dodge (IL. App. 2001)
  • Cruz v Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 1997)
  • Bezan v. Daimler Chrysler (IL. App. 1994)
  • Rerack v. Lally (IL. App. 1992)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Arbitrator, Circuit Court of Cook County

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

  • Beware of the Super Lien: Medicare’s Effect on Personal Injury Settlement or Judgments, February, 1993 Illinois Bar Journal
  • Death of the Dead-Man’s Act? – November, 1994 Illinois Bar Journal