Biography

Laura Kaufman is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation department. From 2011 to 2013, Ms. Kaufman served as a law clerk to the Hon. Harvey Bartle III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Representative Matters

Representing a home health care agency in connection with a putative wage and hour class action.

Representing financial guarantors in breach-of-contract and common law tort disputes involving mortgage-backed securities.

Advise corporate and not-for-profit clients on employment issues including separation agreements, discrimination and retaliation complaints, employee handbooks, and wage and hour law compliance.

Represented a leading medical device company in patent litigation concerning cardiovascular stents, culminating in dismissal of all claims following a bench trial in federal court.

Counsel higher education clients on a range of issues, including Title IX and FERPA compliance.

Representing a global medical device manufacturer in anti-diversion and anti-counterfeiting actions.

Pro Bono
Successfully represented a military veteran in connection with an application for a discharge upgrade, resulting in full relief requested.

Awarded Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico for successfully representing client in his misdemeanor conviction appeal.

Successfully represented pro bono client in securing disability benefits for a child suffering from asthma.

Successfully represented a client in challenging inclusion in New York State’s Central Register for child abuse and neglect.

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York