A. Kimberly Hoffman

A. Kimberly Hoffman

Morris James
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Construction Law ...
  • Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida
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Kimberly Hoffman uses her 20+ years of experience to serve as lead counsel in real estate, healthcare and government relations matters. She has assisted clients with strategic planning, legislation, documentation, and formal proceedings before courts, federal, state, and local agencies, including Congress. She is the only Delaware attorney recognized as a Top Lawyer by Delaware Today in the areas of both Zoning and Healthcare law.

Kimberly represents a diverse group of businesses and high-net-worth individuals, including publicly traded companies, physician groups, health care IT providers, developers and construction companies, schools, telecommunications carriers, banks, churches, and investors. She project manages multifaceted legal matters including the transaction, government approvals and related litigation, including acquisition, financing, leasing, licensure and procurement, often acting as lead or local counsel in multi-state transactions. In addition to her front-end loan work for lenders, in the workout context, she advises on environmental issues, zoning permits and approvals during property disposition, and in pursuing foreclosure and similar remedies. Kimberly chairs the firm’s land use practice, heads the multi-disciplinary Morris James Healthcare Team, and edits the team's blog, delawarehealthcareindustryblog.com.

Chambers USA has recognized Kimberly as a notable practitioner every year since 2007, noting in its commentary based on client interviews, that Kimberly "is extremely responsive, day and night," is described as a "top person" for land use regulation and zoning matters,” and "commended by clients for her ability in complex zoning law issues."

Practice areas:
• Real Estate
• Land Use
• Legislative Practice
• Healthcare Law
• Commercial Transactions
• Energy Industry
• Legal Opinions
• Private Clients


Florida State University College of Law
Honors: High Honors
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Professional Experience
Morris James
Regional counsel for assisted living and memory care provider challenging validity of local zoning codes under the Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Person's Act
Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
Best Lawyers
Top Lawyers - Healthcare Law
Delaware Today
Zoning/Land Use
Chambers USA
"Kim practices smart law, she does not get hung up and focuses on the big picture. Not getting hung up allows us to be successful."
Professional Associations
Delaware State Bar Association
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American Bar Foundation
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District of Columbia Bar Association
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Delaware Licensed Title Insurance Agent
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American Bar Association
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State Law Resources
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Florida State Bar  # 96253
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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District of Columbia
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Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Finance, Business Formation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Environmental Law
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Residential Real Estate
Health Care Law
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Kim Hoffman | Morris James LLP
Morris James Website
Insights - Kim Hoffman
Delaware Healthcare Industry Blog
Contact & Map
Morris James LLP
500 Delaware Ave
Suite 1500
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone: (302) 888-6800
Cell: (302) 888-5209
Fax: (302) 571-1750
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed