Mr. Kaufman began his legal career in the Project Finance Department of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, where he represented the Export-Import Bank of the United States, along with various power plant and infrastructure developers in international transactions. He later became an Associate of Morrison Cohen Singer & Weinstein, LLP in the Corporate Department, where he represented clients including Goldman, Sachs & Co. in public offerings, the J.H. Whitney venture capital group in private equity transactions, and Genovese Drug Stores in retail store acquisitions.
Mr. Kaufman is admitted to practice law in New York (1995). He holds a B.A. from SUNY Albany (1989) and a Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law (1994).