Managing Member Steven S. Kaufman was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2018. This marks Kaufman’s 13th consecutive year being ranked. He was recognized for his work in commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and real estate litigation. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® has become regarded as the definitive guide to legal professionalism and excellence around the globe. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. More than 52,000 leading attorneys cast 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in more than 130 practice areas.