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
Representing a military veteran in connection with an application for a discharge upgrade.

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