Kent Hofmann

Locke Lord LLP

Kent Hofmann is a commercial litigator in the Austin office of Locke Lord LLP. He has represented clients in lawsuits and arbitrations involving commercial lending and lender liability claims, contract claims and interpretation, and, for healthcare clients, regulatory and administrative litigation against state agencies.

Kent is also experienced in matters of construction litigation and mechanic’s liens, insurance coverage, copyrights, trademarks, receiverships, and real estate, among others.

Representative Experience :

  • Repeated representation of bank in disputes and lawsuits involving lender liability, deficiency claims, executions and collections, property tax lending, subpoenas and other matters
  • On trial team that obtained a take-nothing jury verdict for an insurer sued by a former agent alleging claims for $70 million
  • Obtained summary judgment for plaintiff in breach of contract lawsuit concerning failure to repurchase mortgage loans, and defended judgment on appeal
  • Obtained summary judgment for bank on breach of contract claims brought by construction company and on bank’s affirmative claim against borrower for indemnity
  • Obtained summary judgment for bank dismissing lender liability claims and granting breach of contract claims for deficiency remaining after foreclosure
  • Led litigation team that represented healthcare provider in administrative appeal of Medicaid Integrity Contractor (MIC) audit findings
  • Obtained summary judgment for insurer in lawsuit alleging wrongful cancellation of a life insurance policy
  • Represented reinsurer in contract dispute and obtained transfer of venue in order to assert arbitration clause
  • Represented prospective purchaser in litigation seeking specific performance of sale of residential property
  • Represented manufacturer of casino and gaming equipment in copyright infringement litigation
  • Represented small business in litigation involving claims of negligent hiring related to alleged assaults.
  • Represented entities and individuals in special appearances, obtaining dismissal from lawsuits for lack of personal jurisdiction

Professional History : Locke Lord LLP (2001 – present)

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Austin Bar Association Communications Committee

Community Leadership :

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Served on Locke Lord team that worked with Texas Appleseed on projects that supported passage of the Michael Morton Act reforming discovery procedures in criminal matters and the implementation of the same
  • Repeated representation through Volunteer Legal Services of individuals seeking a divorce
  • Participate in University of Texas School of Law mentorship program

Education :

  • J.D., with high honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2001
    • Member: Texas Law Review, Chancellors
  • M.A., History, University of Nebraska, 1994
  • B.A., University of Nebraska, 1991

Admissions : Texas, 2001

Admitted To Practice :

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas


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