• JD, 1982, University of Chicago
  • BA, 1979, State University of New York at Binghamton

Areas of Expertise

Professor Hoffinger teaches in the areas of antitrust law and telecommunications law and regulation.

Professional Experience

Hoffinger was vice president and legal counsel of Qualcomm from 2006 until 2015. He was vice president and chief counsel of federal and state regulation for Quest between 2001 and 2002. Hoffinger was also the general attorney and chief counsel of federal regulation for AT&T.

Honors and Affiliations

In 2009 and 2011, the Association of Corporate Counsel named Hoffinger “In-house Competition Law Group of the Year.” He was the associate editor of the University of Chicago Law Review. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Key Works

Hoffinger's publications include “Secret Evidence in Competition Law Investigations and Cases” in Competition Law International (2015).

Summer 2017 Classes

Spring 2018 Classes

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Contact Information


Karin Spidel
(619) 260-2962