Alexander Hohnert studied law at the University of Augsburg with a focus on tax law. He also worked as a research assistant at the chair for public law, financial law and tax law under Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jakob at the University of Augsburg. Since 1995 he has been working as an independent lawyer in Leipzig. From 1998 to 2011 he was a partner in the law firm Hohnert, Klapper Laukmanis (HKL). Since 2019 he has been working as a lawyer for Aderhold Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.
As deputy chairman of the board of the forum thomanum Leipzig e.V., Alexander Hohnert has been involved in setting up the education campus forum thomanum since 2004 (www.forum-thomanum.de).
Alexander Hohnert is a member of the Sächsischer Steuerkreis e.V. and the specialist groups for tax law and commercial and corporate law of the Leipziger Anwaltsverein e.V.