Dr. Martin Hoffmann | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Martin Hoffmann
 Martin Hoffmann

Dr. Martin Hoffmann

Partner Of Counsel, Hamburg

T +49 40 35005 190

E mhoffmann@whitecase.com


Martin Hoffmann is a certified lawyer for administrative law.

He advises on the regulatory aspects of complex project developments, transactions and investments with a focus on planning and environmental issues.

Martin has been working at White & Case and predecessor law firms in Hamburg since 1990, from 1995 until 2012 as a Partner and since then as Of Counsel.

Bars and Courts

  • Administrative Lawyer
  • Rechtsanwalt


  • Institute for Politics and Public Law, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • Dr jur, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Munich
  • First State Exam, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich


  • German
  • English



  • Managing environmental risks in M&A transactions – contractual arrangements and insurability, Betriebs-Berater, p. 1798 ff., 2016, (Umgang mit Umweltrisiken bei M&A-Transaktionen – vertragliche Regelungen und Versicherbarkeit) (co-author with Matthias Kiesewetter)
  • Practicability of waste-water charges, DVBl Deutsches Verwaltungsblatt, Issue 2, p. 79 et seqq., 2012, (Praxistauglichkeit von Abwassergebühren) (co-author with Christian Kahle and Lutz Morgenstern)
  • New Energy Law – New Chances: Promotion of climate protection in cities and municipalities, PUBLICUS, Issue 9, pp. 26 – 28, 2011, (Neues Energierecht – Neue Chancen: Die Förderung des Klimaschutzes in Städten und Gemeinden) (co-author with Tobias Woltering)
  • The right of land owners to bring an action against permits infringing the special legal character of the specific land – use area, BauR, p. 1859 et seqq., 2010, (Der Anspruch auf Wahrung der typischen Gebietsprägung)
  • The influence of retail concepts on the permissibility of retail projects with respect to the zoning law conditions, BauR, p. 711 et seqq., 2010, (Der Einfluss von städtischen Einzelhandelkonzepten auf die baurechtliche Zulässigkeit von Vorhaben) (co-author with Jörn Kassow)
  • Protection of Neighboring Municipalities Through the Requirement for Coordination Between Municipalities in the Case of Individual Permits for Projects of the Types Set Out in Sec 11 (3) Federal Land Utilization Ordinance, NVwZ, Page 738 et segq., 2010, (Der Schutz von Nachbargemeinden durch das interkommunale Abstimmungsgebot bei Einzelgenehmigungen für Vorhaben gem. § 11 Abs. 3 BauNVO)

Awards & Recognition

Highly Recommended Lawyer, JUVE 2010–2011

Environmental and Planning Law

Highly Recommended Lawyer, JUVE 2010–2011