Deputy District Attorney
High Technology Crime Division
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
Donn Hoffman is a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles, California. He is an accomplished trial lawyer and a recognized authority on cybercrime. Donn is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern California School of Law. Before studying law, Donn worked as a research engineer and software developer. He entered public service and joined the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office soon after earning his JD.
After a decade prosecuting murder, gang, elder abuse, and other crimes, Donn joined the High Technology Crime Division. He is assigned to prosecute the most complex network intrusion, cyber harassment and identity theft cases, working closely with local, state and Federal agencies, and with private industry security personnel. Donn serves as legal counsel and special prosecutor for the Los Angeles CIRT. He is an adjunct professor teaching computer forensics law and a sought-after speaker on cybercrime, identity theft, and digital evidence.