Craig Hoffman

Professor of Law and Director of the Graduate Writing Program, Georgetown Law

Craig Hoffman is a Professor of Law and Director of the Graduate Writing Program at Georgetown Law. Professor Hoffman is a linguist and a lawyer who has specialized in transactional writing and negotiating during his nine years of practice in Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. Professor Hoffman teaches classes and consults with law schools around the world on issues of language and the law. He also consults with law firms on the interpretation of statutes and contracts. Professor Hoffman has received several fellowships in linguistics, cognitive science, business, and writing. His areas of scholarship include forensic linguistics, statutory and contract interpretation, discourse analysis, and genre analysis. Professor Hoffman received his B.A. from William & Mary, Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, and J.D. from the University of Texas.