Avi R. Kaufman joined KO as a partner in 2016. Mr. Kaufman concentrates his practice on consumer class actions and complex business litigation matters. Mr. Kaufman has extensive experience representing and advising clients in the media, telecommunications, and financial services industries.
Previously, Mr. Kaufman worked at Carlton Fields as a member of the securities and derivative litigation and national class actions practice groups. In that capacity, Mr. Kaufman gained substantial experience representing public and private companies and officers and directors in civil proceedings involving private plaintiffs, as well as in actions and investigations initiated by government agencies. Many of these cases involved claims arising out of stock offerings, mergers and acquisitions, disclosure obligations, or allegations of breaches of fiduciary duties.
Mr. Kaufman obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and a Certificate in Spanish from Harvard University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University.