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Kaufman & Forman has the experience and background to handle a wide-range of legal problems. We recognize that each client has a unique need requiring a special legal answer and we strive to deliver client-centric involvement and results. We are a Martindale Preeminent Peer AV rated law firm and have litigated cases at the trial and appellate levels in Georgia, other states and many other federal jurisdictions including the US Tax Court.

The firm’s general practice includes business and business litigation, intellectual property, trade secrets, restrictive covenants and fiduciary law litigation, business and corporate formation, mergers and acquisition. We also handle traditional general practice matters such as contracts, domestic relations and wills and trusts.

The firm views litigation as one of many approaches in addressing the client’s needs and has considerable experience in mediation and arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism other than litigation.

In an era, where there is no longer a “small” business litigation matter due to the proliferation of emails thereby causing tens of thousands of documents to be produced in discovery, the firm has developed sophisticated skills using advanced litigation computer software in managing cases of this type.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trade Secrets
  • Restrictive Covenants and Fiduciary Law Litigation
  • Corporate Formation
  • General Business Matters
  • Contracts
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Domestic Relations
  • Wills and Trusts 

Kaufman & Forman, P.C. prides itself on being big enough to deliver results, but small enough to care about each and every client. We fully understand that a client’s problem does not end at 5:00 PM and our lawyers are consistently accessible. 

Call attorney Robert Kaufman today at 770-390-9200 to arrange your free initial consultation. Serving clients throughout Georgia, nationwide and abroad.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert J. Kaufman

Jurisdictions:

  • Georgia, 1975
  • New York, 1982
  • District of Columbia, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Education:

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, J.D., 1975
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, B.A., 1972
    • Cum laude

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Old War Horse Lawyers Club, Member
  • Adjunct Professor Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques – Emory Law School
  • Emory Law Alumni Board

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Namik v. Wachovia (brought claim for breach of fiduciary duty – seven figure judgment)
  • Litsky v. G.I. Apparel (brought claim in federal court for quantum meruit – seven figure judgment)
  • Tucillo v. Bank of America (brought claim for breach of fiduciary duty of trustee – confidential settlement)
  • JRCCS Holding, Inc. v. Bank of America (brought litigation involving ISDA swap contract -– confidential settlement)
  • Chappuis v. RBC (brought claim for promissory estoppel claim against bank – confidential settlement)
  • Candy Craft, LLC v. Gartner Studios, et.al (defended trade secrets litigation in federal court – confidential settlement)
  • Murdock v. Cobb County et. al. (brought wrongful death claim in federal court associated with police shooting)
  • Phoenix Transformational Technologies v. AVDS of Texas, et. al. (brought claims for fraud, breach of contract, shareholder’s derivative suit, fraudulent conveyance – confidential settlement)
  • DataRx v.Chapman (defense of shareholder dispute – confidential settlement)
  • U.S. Tax Court cases – Siegel, Finegar (limited partnership – IRS challenged deduction – issues relating to determination as to where profit motive intent resides – limited partner level – not general partner level)
  • Welch v. Welch (jury awards most of marital property to our client)
  • England v. England (obtained custody for father)

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