LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Political law firm Kaufman Legal Group announced that its founding partner, Stephen J. Kaufman, has been selected by its peers for Super Lawyers 2020 list and is recognized as "the best-rated lawyer for law and government in Los Angeles." ”
Each year, five percent of the state's lawyers are named "Super Lawyer" by the research team. Super Lawyers is a peer rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement. Annual selection is based on a patented multi-phase process that includes a nationwide survey of lawyers, independent research assessments of candidates, and peer reviews based on areas of activity.
"It is an honor to be recognized by my fellow lawyers and I am grateful to be in the company of so many leading lawyers across the state," said Kaufman, who currently chairs the State Voting alongside his firm Modernization Board.
Kaufman founded the Kaufman Legal Group in 1996. A recognized authority on campaign finance and electoral law, Kaufman represents elected officials, candidates, PACs, trade unions, corporations, nonprofits, election campaigns, political parties, large donors, lobbyists, and government agencies on a variety of campaign finance, electoral, and government ethics issues . He is an expert on electoral systems and procedures and was a recount attorney for the Gore Lieberman campaign in Florida after the 2000 presidential election.
In 2019, Kaufman was named a Leader in Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal and recognized by the publication as one of the 500 Most Influential People in Los Angeles in 2016 and 2017. Recognized as one of them by the Daily Journal, he was named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California in 2018 and has a history of receiving the California State Bar's Wiley W. Manuel Award for his commitment to free legal services.
About the Kaufman Legal Group
With offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, the Kaufman Legal Group provides a full range of legal services related to the federal, state and local political process. The firm advises elected officials, candidates and PACs. Campaigns, unions, corporations, nonprofits, campaign donors, political parties and government agencies on campaign finance and electoral law issues and represent them in government investigations. For more information, please visit KaufmanLegalGroup.com.