Attorneys & Professionals
Vorys Advisors is pleased to announce that David L. Hoeffel has joined as a principal. Vorys Advisors provides government relations and strategic counsel to businesses with an Ohio presence in manufacturing, health care, education, energy, real estate, venture capital, technology and other industries.
Hoeffel has significant experience in government relations and has successfully represented both public and private sector clients on legislative and administrative agency policy issues. In his role at Vorys Advisors, he will work with the other principals, Former Congressman Zack Space (D-OH) and former Ohio Senate President Thomas Niehaus (R), to advise Ohio, regional and national clients on legislative matters and government relations. Hoeffel is a registered lobbyist before the Ohio General Assembly and represents clients in many industries.
Hoeffel began his professional career by being selected to participate in the Ohio Legislative Service Commission Intern Program. He then served as a legislative aide for the Ohio House of Representatives, as a law clerk for the Ohio Auditor of State’s Office and as a policy analyst and legislative liaison for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. From 2005 until joining Vorys Advisors, Hoeffel worked as an associate with the Ohio-based law firm, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. As a member of the firm’s government relations group, he represented clients before legislative bodies and executive and administrative agencies. He also provided advice regarding campaign finance, ethics and election law matters.
Hoeffel is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Lobbying Association.
Hoeffel received his J.D. summa cum laude from Capital University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Curia and an associate editor of the Capital University Law Review. He received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame.
About Vorys Advisors: Vorys Advisors LLC is a wholly owned affiliate of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. Vorys Advisors provides business and strategic counsel to a diverse base of clients. Vorys Advisors is not involved in the provision of legal services.