Stephen J. Kaufman of Kaufman Legal Group Nominated as a Leader in Law by Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES--()--Recognized for his exceptional legal skill and accomplishments within the Los Angeles business community, Kaufman Legal Group Founder Stephen J. Kaufman has been nominated as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2019 Leaders in Law.

Kaufman is a recognized authority in the field of campaign finance and election law, representing some of the top political players in California and Washington, D.C. He was a recount attorney for the Gore-Lieberman campaign in Florida following the 2000 Presidential election and was appointed Chief Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Caucus Special Committee on Election Reform. He currently serves as Chair of the State Voting Modernization Board.

In 2018 Kaufman was named one of The Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in part for his firm’s defense of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra who, with Kaufman’s guidance, defeated a claim by a Republican opponent that he was ineligible to hold the office of Attorney General. In 2017, the Daily Journal honored Kaufman Legal Group as one of the state’s Top Boutique law firms and Kaufman was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the 500 most influential people in Los Angeles in 2016 and 2017.

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law nominees are featured in the publication’s October 14-20, 2019 issue.

About Kaufman Legal Group

With offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, Kaufman Legal Group offers a full spectrum of legal services connected to the political process at the federal, state and local levels. The firm advises elected officials, candidates, PACs. ballot measure campaigns, labor unions, businesses, non-profits, campaign donors, political parties, and government agencies on campaign finance and election law issues and represents them in government investigations. For more information, visit