Attorney Max R. Hoffman, Jr. - Fraser Trebilcock...

Max R. Hoffman, Jr.

Shareholder / Lansing


  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1973)
  • Michigan State University, B.A. cum laude (1969)

Bar & Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan


Max R. Hoffman, Jr. is a Fraser Trebilcock shareholder practicing in our Lansing office and currently focusing on the areas of Health Care Law, Health Care Fraud and Professional Licensing. Max has been named "Lawyer of the Year" by the Best Lawyers in America for his work in Administrative and Regulatory Law in 2015 and 2018; an honor that is only given to one lawyer in each practice area per community.

A former Assistant Attorney General, Max defends various medical practitioners in both state and federal prosecutions for health care fraud. He represents his clients before all the major licensing boards and is a member of the State Bar Health Care Law Section and American Health Lawyers Associations. Max is also involved in various organizations outside of the office and is on the Board of Directors of the Ingham County Bar Foundation. 

Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan, Administrative Law Council
    • Chairman of the Annual Meeting Committee (2003-present)
    • Named a Fellow in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Health Law Section (2012)
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Ingham County Bar Association
    • Director
    • Past President
  • Michigan State University College of Law Inns of Court, Master
Honors & Distinctions
  • Recipient of the Ingham County Bar Association's "Leo Farhat Outstanding Attorney Award" for 2010
  • Selected as 2015 & 2018 'Lawyer of the Year' in Lansing, by Best Lawyers for Administrative and Regulatory Law
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Administrative / Regulatory Law in Lansing 2019; first listed in 2007
  • Michigan Super Lawyer, Health Care Law (2006-2018)
  • Selected as a '2019 Leading Michigan Lawyer' by Leading Lawyers for Health Law; first named in 2014
Publications & Presentations
  • "When Can An Agency Appeal Itslef?," Michigan Bar Journal, Jan. 2002, Vol. 81, No. 1.
  • "Turning Quality of Care Issues into Criminal Charges," Administrative Law Quarterly, State Bar of Michigan Administrative Law Section No. 23, Summer 1999
  • "Physician Regulation in Michigan," Administrative Law Quarterly, State Bar of Michigan Administrative Law Section, No. 16, Summer 1996
  • "Proposed Changes to Physician Discipline: Some Thoughts on Trends in Agency Adjudication," Administrative Law Quarterly, State Bar of Michigan Administrative Law Section, No. 4, Fall 1992
  • "The Coming of Age for Agency Adjudications: Marrs v Board of Medicine," State Bar of Michigan Administrative Law Section Newsletter, March 1986.