Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A.

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A.

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A., located in Coral Gables, Florida, has been engaged in the practice of civil litigation law for over 30 years.

Firm Overview

The firm helps those who have been injured by wrongful and deceptive business practices, including those harmed in relation to aviation and by companies who have placed defective and dangerous products into the marketplace. The firm is led by Carl Hoffman, who is board certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in civil trial law and business litigation law. He is also board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a specialist in civil trial advocacy. The firm's practice focuses on three principal areas: business litigation, products liability litigation and aviation litigation.

Main Office

Main Office
901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Suite 500
Coral Gables FL 33134





Medical Malpractice

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A. will represent your Medical Malpractice legal matters.

Practice Areas:
-Business Litigation
-Products Liability
-Aviation Litigation

Carl H. Hoffman

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A.

St. Louis University, B.S., Mathematics, Philosophy/Languages, 1958; Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1958

Law School:
Washington University, J.D., 1966

1966, Missouri; 1969, Florida; 1970, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Eighth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits

Dade County and Coral Gables Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Chairman, Aviation Law Committee, 1997-1998; Member, Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 1997-1999); The Missouri Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Business Law); The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; American Association for Justice; Florida Justice Association; Miami-Dade Justice Association; American Judicature Society.

Capt., U.S. Air Force, 1958-1963

Spanish and French


Phi Delta Phi. Member: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International). FAA Certificates: Airline Transport Pilot; Flight Engineer; Flight Instructor; Ground Instructor. (Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Business Litigation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education; Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Reported Cases:
HTP, Ltd. v. Lineas Aereas Costarricenses, S.A., 685 So.2d 1238 (Fla. 1996); Invo Florida, Inc. v. Somerset Venturer, Inc., 751 So.2d 1263 (Fla. 3d DCA 2000); G.M. Brod & Co., Inc. v. U.S. Home Corp., 759 F.2d 1526 (11th Cir. 1985); Neil v. So. Florida Auto Painters, Inc., 397 So.2d 1160 (Fla.3d DCA 1981); Swerdloff v. Miami National Bank, 584 F.2d 54 (5th Cir. 1978); In re Estate of Beakes, 306 So.2d 99, 71 A.L.R.3d 873 (Fla. 1975); Artistic Door Corp v. Rheney, 384 So.2d 179, Blue Sky L. Rep. P 71,658 (Fla. 3d DCA 1980); Westlake v. Abrams, 504 F.Supp. 337, Fed. Sec. L. Rep. P 97,963 (N.D.Ga. 1980); Jones & Scully, Inc., v. O'Connell, 604 So.2d 867 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992); Bertman v. ZFour, Inc., 661 So.2d 423 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995); Froom v. Rosen, 692 So.2d 1006 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997); Hitchock v. F.S. Disposition, Inc., 704 So.2d 1118 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998); Blue Leather, LLC v. Markowicz, (W.D. Ky. 2009); AeroTech Resources, Inc., v. Dodson Aviation, Inc., 191 F.Supp.2d 1209 (D.Kans. 2002); Froom-Lipman, LLC v. Forest City Enterprises, Inc., 747 F.Supp.2d 891 (ND Ohio 2010).


Washington University
Juris Doctorate, 1966

David Hertzig

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A.

David is admitted to practice in Florida.

-Cornell University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1953
-University of Paris, Paris, France
-University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1957
-University of Miami School of Law, J.D


University of Miami School of Law
Juris Doctorate,

Brian Gampel

Hoffman & Hertzig, P.A.

Brian is admitted to practice in Florida.

-University University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 2006
-University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2009

He is admitted in the U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida.

Brian is a member of the Dade County Bar Association, American Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section); the Florida Bar (Member, Business Law Section); and American Association for Justice (Member, Business Torts Section).

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