Howard Hoffmann, Executive Director
As executive director, Howard Hoffmann works with the American Discovery team and clients to identify legal and business challenges and craft efficient, cost-effective solutions that deliver enhanced results.
Howard is a senior executive with over 35 years of financial, operational and general management experience in a wide range of industries. He has extensive experience in financial and operational performance improvement, acquisition integration, creditor and government negotiations, litigation management (single plaintiff, class action and government), tax law, leasing, trade financing, cash management and control, inventory management, accounting, production, distribution, IT, product and brand management, the development and implementation of growth strategies, and the fostering of high performing cultures, both domestically and internationally.
His industry experience includes healthcare, transportation, logistics, computer hardware and software products and services, legal, wireless communications, network infrastructure products and services, financial services, retail, consumer products (snack foods and personal-care products), fresh and processed meats, apparel, wholesale beverages, and steel.
Howard S. Hoffmann is the Managing Partner of De Novo Perspectives, a professional services firm that provides advisory and executive management services to its clients. He also serves as the Executive Director of Hickey Smith, a law firm dedicated to reducing the total cost of legal services for its clients while providing superior quality, service and actionable business insight.