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Julie K. Hoffman

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Julie K. Hoffman, a partner in the Century City office and a member of the Real Estate group, works on a variety of real estate transactional law matters. She represents purchasers and sellers in the negotiation and documentation of purchase and sale transactions for office, residential and industrial real property, including note purchases and subsequent foreclosure or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure processes. Her practice also includes the preparation and negotiation of commercial, industrial and retail leases of projects throughout the West Coast, including build-to-suit transactions, for clients ranging from entrepreneurial individuals and entities to real estate investment trusts and other highly sophisticated institutional investors. In addition, she has represented a major community college district with development of a $40 million multi-campus solar energy facility installation program using tax-efficient financing strategies.

Julie is a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) with a demonstrated knowledge of sustainable building practices and understanding of the LEED rating system.

Julie has assisted with several presentations on real estate matters, including “Tax Increment Development Districts: Another Tool in the Economic Development Toolbox” for the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and “How Local Governments are Keeping Up with the Issue of Sustainability” at the Urban Land Institute of Los Angeles’ Eighth Annual Marketplace Conference on Sustainable Development in the Urban Marketplace.


  • American Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • U.S. Green Building Council


  • Named Los Angeles County Bar Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer (2015)
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers' Southern California Rising Stars (2015 - 2017)
  • Real Estate Southern California’s Top 30 Under 30 Lawyers in Southern California (2009)
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Julie received her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the USC Gould School of Law in 2007, where she was the senior content editor of the Southern California Law Review. Prior to law school, she received her Master's Degree in English from King's College London in 2003, and her Bachelor's Degree in English, cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2002.

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Licenses

  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional