Bruce B. Hochman

Of Counsel

Portland Office
100 Middle Street
P.O. Box 15235
Portland, Maine 04112-5235
Phone: 207-430-8885
Fax: 207-274-5286

Bruce Hochman’s practice focuses on a broad range of banking and private business clients in connection with all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, workouts, commercial restructuring, insolvency, receiverships, foreclosure actions, and other financial distress and insolvency matters. He has represented numerous banks, credit unions, and secured and unsecured creditors before the Federal Bankruptcy Courts of Maine and has served as special counsel to the trustee in several proceedings. Bruce has also been counsel to unsecured creditor’s committees in many chapter 11 proceedings in Maine. He has spoken on many topics including creditor’s rights and obligations, collection and foreclosure law and bankruptcy issues.

Bruce has substantial trial experience both in federal and state courts, and provides knowledgeable advice and counsel for clients in claims related to financial issues. For more than forty years, he has successfully represented a wide range of lending institutions, businesses, and individuals in consumer and commercial litigation involving construction disputes, mechanic’s liens, arbitrations and contract negotiations.

Bruce is recognized in Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights and in Super Lawyer’s for Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights. He is rated as an AV® Preeminent attorney by Martindale Hubbell.

Bruce and his wife have two grown children and live on Peaks Island, Maine with their Labrador retrievers. They enjoy outdoor activities, cooking, alpine skiing and music.


Areas of Practice for Bruce B. Hochman

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
United States District Court, District of Maine
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Appeals; First Circuit and D.C. Circuit


Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.
University of Northern Colorado, B.S.

Memberships and Affiliations

Maine State Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Leadership Maine, Zeta Class


Martindale Hubbell Law Directory AV® Preeminent™
Expertise – Best Bankruptcy Attorneys in Portland 2021