Lee D. Hoffman - Pullman & Comley LLC

Lee D. Hoffman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 860-424-4315

Lee D. Hoffman is chair of Pullman & Comley's Regulatory, Energy and Telecommunications Department and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  Lee litigates and advises clients in the areas of environmental law, energy and utility matters and toxic tort suits.

Lee advises clients on various environmental matters including counseling them on environmental compliance issues, the redevelopment of contaminated properties (“brownfields”) to productive use, assisting with facility audits, advising companies on the ramifications associated with the acquisition or divestiture of assets, regulatory interpretation and conducting facility audits.

Lee also represents parties in proceedings before the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and the Connecticut Siting Council. His experience includes representing utility companies, municipalities, lenders and private power producers in connection with the siting of facilities, transmission lines and pipelines; representing interested parties in connection with cable franchise renewals; financing power projects and representing wireless carriers in the siting of telecommunications facilities.

With respect to litigation matters, Lee represents individuals and municipalities in all areas of environmental, energy and regulatory law. His experience includes trial and appellate work in both civil and criminal environmental matters, utility rate-making proceedings, toxic torts, representation before administrative agencies and Superfund litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Lee served as in-house counsel at The Hartford, where he defended The Hartford in declaratory judgment actions and oversaw defense attorneys in underlying toxic tort litigation.

Tulane UniversityBA 1991George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1994George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M 1996
Connecticut Bar AssociationConnecticut Bar Association

Client Comments

"Lee Hoffman is an excellent lawyer, able to distill complex subject matter into actionable next steps. Whenever possible, we will work with Lee on CT legal issues."

"Lee Hoffman has a complete understanding of Utilities Law. He has a creative approach to problem solving in an industry which is in constant transition. He prepares diligently for all public hearings and achieves project goals while keeping his eye on budget."

-William Corvo
William Corvo Consultants, Inc.

Office Location

90 State House Square
Hartford, CT 06103-3702
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Hartford Metro Area
Lee D. Hoffman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Environmental Law

Other Information

Gender: Male