George B. Hofmann

Firm: Cohne Kinghorn
Location: Salt Lake City - UT

  • 111 E. Broadway Eleventh Floor
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Tel : (801) 363-4300
  • Fax : (801) 363-4378

George’s practice focuses on corporate bankruptcy, debt restructuring, and commercial litigation. His practice encompasses all aspects of corporate debtor-creditor relations. In corporate bankruptcy cases, George has counseled debtors, secured and unsecured lenders, trustees, creditors’ committees, bondholders, landlords, and other parties in interest. He has represented borrowers and lenders in negotiating and documenting commercial loans and workouts. George also has substantial experience in commercial litigation, including lender liability suits, preferences, fraudulent transfers, and director and officer liability claims. George has served on the panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the District of Utah since 2011.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy asset sales
  • Chapter 11 plan confirmation
  • Loan workouts
  • Executory contract disputes
  • Bankruptcy claims litigation
  • Preference and fraudulent transfer litigation
  • Lender liability litigation
  • Honors Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University of Utah (1994)
  • Juris Doctor, University of Utah (1997, Order of Coif)
  • Staff member, Utah Law Review
  • Member, National Moot Court team
  • Admitted to practice in Utah, New York, Massachusetts, and the United States District Court for the Districts of Utah, New York, and Massachusetts
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America in the category of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor rights law
  • Selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine in the category of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor rights; also selected as one of the top 100 lawyers in all practice areas by that publication in the states of Utah, Nevada, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming
  • Named one of the Utah Legal Elite Bankruptcy Lawyers in the Utah Business Magazine
  • Named Exclusive Featured Attorney for Salt Lake City by Premier Bankruptcy Lawyers (2019)


Cohne Kinghorn

Cohne Kinghorn is a law firm large enough to handle major transactions and litigation matters, yet small enough to provide personal service to our clients. Centered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the commercial hub of the Intermountain West, we provide regional representation throughout Utah and the Intermountain West for both local and national clients.

Our practice and clients are diverse. Cohne Kinghorn has developed strong expertise in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Formation and Planning
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Family Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Insurance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate and Real Property Development Law;
  • Transactions and Securities Law
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Plannig

In each area of practice, Cohne Kinghorn has established integrated teams of professionals to assure that all aspects of our clients’ needs are efficiently and effectively handled. We provide exceptional quality, cost-effective legal representation for each client, large or small, no matter how complex the problem.

Cohne Kinghorn has maintained a stable presence and a dynamic practice for more than forty years. We take great pride in the long-term allegiance of our clients, gladly providing them continuity in service for all their legal needs.