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Ashtyn Saltz & Sara Smoter Dorland Selected to 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers List as Rising Stars

Kaufman & Company, LLC Associates Ashtyn N. Saltz & Sara Smoter Dorland have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers list, as Rising Stars, for their work in business litigation. “We want to congratulate both Ashtyn & Sara in this important recognition, especially by their peers, and through the well-respected Ohio Super Lawyers evaluation process,” said Steven Kaufman, the Firm’s Managing Member. 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, [...]

By | 2019-12-04T14:44:16-05:00 December 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Litigation Boutique Kaufman & Company to Join Ulmer & Berne

Combination Bolsters First-Chair Trial Expertise and Expands Firm Footprint to New York and Washington, D.C CLEVELAND, OHIO, December 3, 2019 – Ulmer & Berne LLP today announced the addition of renowned and industry-recognized trial boutique Kaufman & Company to its award-winning litigation practice, creating an elite Midwestern litigation group with first-chair trial expertise. The combination will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Approved overwhelmingly by the Ulmer partnership in mid-November, the combination with the firm led by Steven S. Kaufman also gives Ulmer offices in New York and Washington, D.C., key East Coast markets where the firm already has significant [...]

By | 2019-12-03T12:30:01-05:00 December 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman & Kip Schwartz Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as Litigation Stars 2020

Kaufman & Company congratulates Steven Kaufman on being recognized in the 13th annual edition of Benchmark Litigation 2020, as “Local Litigation Star”, for his work in general commercial litigation & securities, and Kip Schwartz, as “Labor & Employment Star”, for his work in labor & employment litigation. Kaufman & Company, a national trial and litigation law firm, has also earned top marks as "Highly Recommended" law firm by Benchmark Litigation 2020. Kaufman & Company is one of only a handful of Ohio firms to receive the top "Highly Recommended" designation. This ranking is reserved for the firms that are most [...]

By | 2019-10-14T12:45:10-04:00 October 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman Recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Kaufman & Company, LLC would like to congratulate Steven S. Kaufman, its Managing Member, on being included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and real estate litigation. This marks Kaufman’s 15th consecutive year being ranked in the most respected publications in the legal profession. 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 [...]

By | 2019-08-15T15:29:39-04:00 August 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Robin Wilson Selected to 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers List

Kaufman & Company, LLC Member Robin M. Wilson has been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers list for her work in business litigation. “It is definitely an honor to be recognized by your peers through the well-respected Ohio Super Lawyers evaluation process,” said Robin Wilson. “Our reputation is built by the quality of our work and character, and I know our clients appreciate the importance of both in obtaining successful outcomes to complex disputes.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of the top five percent of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition [...]

By | 2019-07-26T11:36:03-04:00 July 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

U.S. Supreme Court rules favorably for property owners

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES PROPERTY OWNERS CAN NOW GO DIRECTLY TO FEDERAL COURT TO CHALLENGE TAKINGS BY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS  On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court in an abrupt about face overruled nearly forty years of precedent holding that real property owners have the right to go directly to federal court to file claims for violations of the U.S. Constitution’s 5th Amendment takings clause when local governments take private property for public use without just compensation.  In Knick v. Township of Scott, the Court held real property owners are not required to first exhaust their state law remedies [...]

By | 2019-07-01T14:42:39-04:00 June 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Chambers USA Ranks Steven S. Kaufman Among Top 16 Commercial Ligation Lawyers in Ohio

For the 14th consecutive year, Steven S. Kaufman, managing member of Kaufman & Company, has achieved a prestigious Band 2 ranking by Chambers and Partners. Chambers USA 2019 places Kaufman among the top 16 attorneys in Ohio for General Commercial Litigation. In addition to reviewing case work, Chambers’ research team conducts in-depth, one-on-one interviews year-round with clients and attorneys to assess each lawyer’s technical legal abilities, professional conduct, client service, commercial acumen, diligence and commitment. Interviewees agreed that Kaufman is “extraordinarily insightful and pragmatic.” In past years, he has also received praise including, “Steve is a warrior when he needs [...]

By | 2019-06-06T16:08:10-04:00 June 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company Litigators Vindicate Clients’ Development Rights at Trial

Chad Cooper and Sara Smoter represented clients who prevailed in a bench trial before the Lake County (Ohio) Court of Common Pleas. Our clients were the principals of a highly successful marine contracting business, Huffman Equipment Rental Company. The Court entered judgment in favor of Huffman on all issues and assessed costs against their adversaries. For many years, the two families (our clients and the adverse party) operated industrial businesses on neighboring parcels of property. When a long strip of very useful land behind their properties became available for purchase, the fathers and sons of the two companies discussed a [...]

By | 2019-06-06T15:19:56-04:00 June 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments