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Former Cuyahoga County Chief Trial Counsel Joins Kaufman & Company’s Cleveland Office as Partner

-- Robin Wilson’s addition brings Kaufman & Company’s firm-wide lawyers to 50% women --Cleveland, OH – National trial and litigation firm Kaufman & Company, LLC is pleased to welcome Robin Wilson as a Partner in the firm’s Cleveland office. Wilson was formerly Chief Trial Counsel, leading the Cuyahoga County’s Executive Litigation Group in complex civil matters. Her work included matters involving lending, development, government contracting, real property tax and valuation disputes, labor and employment litigation, public records, and land use litigation, including eminent domain, road and bridge disputes, and utilities relocation. Her addition also marks a new era in Kaufman & [...]

By | 2018-08-06T13:18:32-04:00 August 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New York Office Move

We are pleased to announce that our New York City office has relocated to another suite in the same Building. Our new suite number is 2733. All other forms of communications (phones, emails, etc.) remain the same.

By | 2018-04-03T15:37:42-04:00 March 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company’s New York Office Announces Strategic Relationship With Esteemed Legal Ethics Attorney David A. Lewis

National trial and litigation law firm Kaufman & Company, PLLC announces its strategic relationship with David A. Lewis Law PLLC and its appointment of David Lewis, Esq. as Of Counsel in the firm’s New York office. David A. Lewis Law PLLC represents lawyers and law firms in all areas of legal ethics, professional liability and risk management, as well as working through issues of disciplinary exposure, financial risk and conflicts of interest. David represents lawyers and law firms wherever the rules of professional conduct come into play, from partnership disputes and conflicts of interest to privilege and confidentiality issues.“David is a respected authority on disciplinary [...]

By | 2018-04-03T15:36:18-04:00 January 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Brook Park in Airport Runway Expansion Dispute

As published on Cleveland.com, Kaufman & Company filed a lawsuit on behalf of the City of Brook Park against the City of Cleveland for breaching a contract in which Cleveland agreed to buy homes in a residential neighborhood in Brook Park to make way for a planned runway expansion at Hopkins International Airport. The 2001 settlement agreement at the heart of the lawsuit was reached when Cleveland agreed to buy about 300 Brook Park homes to make way for the airport runway and Brook Park dropped its efforts to buy the I-X Center located between the airport and Brook Park. Cleveland [...]

By | 2018-04-03T15:34:58-04:00 December 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman Selected for Inclusion on 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers List

Managing Member Steven Kaufman has been selected for inclusion on the 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers list. Kaufman has been listed since 2005 for his work in the areas of business litigation, professional liability, real estate and eminent domain. Super Lawyers is a rating service of the top five percent of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

By | 2018-04-03T15:32:55-04:00 December 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company Featured in Benchmark Litigation 2018

Kaufman & Company has once again been ranked as a “Recommended Firm” in Ohio in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Additionally, this marks Managing Member Steven Kaufman’s sixth consecutive year being named as an Ohio Litigation Star. Benchmark Litigation is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. The publication’s rankings and editorials stem from the culmination of a six-month research period during which researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify leading litigators and firms.

By | 2018-04-03T15:31:33-04:00 November 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company Ranked on the 2018 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ranked Kaufman & Company on the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list in Cleveland for their work in Real Estate, Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation. The firm was nationally ranked for their Real Estate Litigation work. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that involves the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms.

By | 2018-04-03T15:30:04-04:00 November 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

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.

By | 2018-04-03T15:20:19-04:00 August 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Christiane M. McKnight rejoins the firm to open a Chicago Office

Christiane M. McKnight, formerly in the firm’s New York office, rejoins the firm to open a Chicago Office. Chris McKnight has been admitted to practice in Illinois and commenced her work as Manager of the firm’s new Chicago Office on May 1. Chris served as a trial litigation lawyer in the firm’s New York office for nearly 3 years. Before joining the firm, Chris was an associate at the Wiley Rein firm in Washington, DC, and completed a clerkship for the Honorable Eric L. Clay, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. [...]

By | 2018-04-03T15:18:16-04:00 June 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

“Is it Too Late?” What to do When You Discover Misconduct by an Executive or Key Employee.

If you’re the CEO, a board member, or other guardian of a company’s interests, your duties include assuring the company’s employees (current and former) are not acting against the company’s interests, in violation of his or her fiduciary duties. We frequently receive calls from board members, heads of business, and C-level executives who have discovered unfaithful conduct of an executive or trusted high level employee that has seriously damaged, or threatens to damage, the company. Your Executives and Key Employees Have Duties to the Company In many jurisdictions, certain managers, as well as select other employees in sensitive positions, are [...]

By | 2018-04-03T12:40:23-04:00 March 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments