David H. Hoffman '95 Named to Legal Services Corporation's Special Task Force on Fiscal Oversight

John G. Levi, Chairman of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors, has announced that David H. Hoffman, '95, has been named to LSC's Special Task Force on Fiscal Oversight.

As inspector general in Chicago, David Hoffman conducted investigations and audits involving most aspects of the city government. He is a former federal prosecutor in Chicago, where he was appointed by U.S. Attorney Patrick J. Fitzgerald to lead a newly created unit to supervise federal gang investigations. Mr. Hoffman also served on the Illinois Reform Commission. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, he served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.

Established in 1974, LSC is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that receives an annual appropriation from Congress to promote equal access to justice and to provide for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families. About 95 percent of the appropriation is distributed as grants to 136 independent nonprofit legal aid programs across the country.