Scott D. Hoffman has served as Chief Administrative Officer of Lazard Ltd and Lazard Group since July 2017, and has been General Counsel of Lazard Ltd since its formation in 2005, and its predecessor, Lazard Group, since 2001. Mr. Hoffman has served as a Managing Director of Lazard Group since January 1999, having served as a Director from January 1998 to December 1998. He was Assistant General Counsel from February 1994 until 2001. Prior to joining Lazard in 1994, Mr. Hoffman was an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York University School of Law and the Board of Directors of Film at Lincoln Center. Mr. Hoffman received an undergraduate degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a law degree from the New York University School of Law.