News articles from Kaufman and Company

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

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

Kaufman & Company’s New York Office is pleased to welcome Paul R. Dehmel as Senior Counsel to the Firm

New York, NY – National trial and litigation law firm Kaufman & Company, PLLC announces that Paul R. Dehmel has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in the firm’s New York office. Paul will focus his practice on complex commercial litigation and securities-related matters. Paul has previously represented clients in various business and commercial real estate disputes including fraud, misrepresentation and corporate usurpation issues, as well as litigating breaches of non-compete agreements. Paul has also defended investigations and FINRA inquiries, as well as investigating and assisting with the defense of white-collar criminal proceedings against senior corporate executives. “Paul is an [...]

By | 2019-03-01T16:30:35-04:00 March 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company, LLC received 2018 Weatherhead 100 Award

Kaufman & Company, LLC was named one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio and earned the Weatherhead 100 Award.‘The Weatherhead 100 awards are the premier celebration of Northeast Ohio’s spirit of entrepreneurship and the companies leading the way in Northeast Ohio. Each year, we recognize this elite group of companies who are the best example of leadership, growth and success in our region.’Winning companies must have employed a minimum of 16 people full time.Accomplishments were recognized at the awards ceremony which was held in Cleveland, Ohio.

By | 2019-01-17T13:35:47-04:00 January 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List for 14th Consecutive Year

Kaufman & Company, LLC Managing Member Steven Kaufman has been selected for inclusion on the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list for his work in business litigation. Kaufman has been listed since 2005, marking this as his 14th year on the list. “It truly is an honor to be recognized by Super Lawyers for the past 14 years,” said Kaufman. “This award underscores the firm’s commitment to provide our clients with the highest quality of service, deep industry knowledge, and successful outcomes to complex disputes.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of the top five percent of outstanding lawyers who have [...]

By | 2018-12-05T10:27:50-04:00 December 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Kaufman & Company, LLC Ranked as 2019 Best Law Firm in Cleveland and Nationally by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Kaufman & Company LLC, a national trial litigation boutique firm, has been ranked on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” list nationally for their work in real estate litigation as well as in Cleveland for their work in real estate, and commercial and intellectual property litigation. This marks the seventh consecutive year Kaufman & Company is ranked as a Best Law Firm. “We are honored to be ranked on the Best Law Firm’s list both nationally and in Cleveland for our seventh year in a row,” said Managing Member Steven Kaufman. “This award underscores our successful [...]

By | 2018-11-01T12:50:13-04:00 November 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Steven Kaufman Honored as Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Litigation and Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 for 14th Consecutive Year

The Best Lawyers in America announced that Steven S. Kaufman was honored as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year for Cleveland, Ohio in real estate litigation. The Lawyer of the Year is awarded to the attorney with the highest overall peer-review feedback in this practice area and geographic region. Managing Member Steven S. Kaufman was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. This is Kaufman's 14th consecutive year being ranked for his work in commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation. In his real estate litigation practice, Kaufman’s notable successes include having served as lead trial [...]

By | 2018-08-15T11:09:57-04:00 August 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments