Paul Hoffman is a civil and international human rights attorney. He is a partner in the Venice-based law firm of Schonbron DeSimone, Seplow, Harris, Hoffman & Harrison. http://www.losangelesemploymentlawyer.com/Attorneys/Paul-L-Hoffman.shtml. He was the Chair of the International Executive Committee of Amnesty International, former legal director of the ACLU of Southern California and has been an adjunct professor at numerous law schools for over 30 years. He is also a cancer survivor. He is married to Maggie Heim with whom he has two children and two grandchildren.