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Herman is a member of the Litigation and Trial Services Practice Team based in the firm's Grand Rapids office. He formerly served as a clerk for Chief Judge Robert J. Jonker in the District Court for the Western District of Michigan, where he gained considerable experience researching and drafting proposed opinions and orders in - among other areas - employment law, complex commercial litigation and government enforcement actions. Herman currently focuses his practice on various types of complex commercial litigation, employment disputes, and appeals.

For more information, please contact Herman Hofman at 616/336-6375 or


Honors & Recognitions

National Religious Liberty Writing Competition, first place

Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, quarterfinalist

Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship, quarterfinalist

Eve August Moot Court Scholarship Award

Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Michigan, Young Lawyers Section

State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

First Netherlands Reformed Church, Ministerial Management Committee, president

News & Publications


Practice Areas


  • District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Honorable Robert J. Jonker


Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, Michigan
Michigan State Law Review
J.D., summa cum laude, 2016

Dordt College
Sioux Center, Iowa
B.A., 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan State Courts


  • Dutch
  • Spanish
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