2014 Benchmark Litigation Names Kramer Levin to the Top Tier of New York Litigation Firms
FundsTalk: October 2013
Mr. Kaufman is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer representing business clients in litigation involving a broad range of substantive areas, including securities, RICO, insurance, real estate and banking. He has successfully defended dozens of law and accounting firms in securities class actions and other complex professional liability suits, generating a number of important precedents in that area. He has also won a string of victories for corporate directors and officers in class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and cases brought by bankruptcy trustees and creditors; for insurance companies both in high-exposure coverage litigation with insureds and in disputes with reinsurers; for commercial banks in class actions brought by borrowers; and for major hotel organizations and publicly-traded REITS in RICO and other suits brought by investors.
In addition to these matters, Mr. Kaufman has litigated some of the most challenging and high-profile cases to emerge in recent years in the corporate restructuring and bankruptcy arena, including, among others, the representation of bank groups, bondholders, and other major creditors in the Owens Corning, Adelphia, and Charter Communications bankruptcies.