Leonard Z. Kaufmann

Leonard Z. Kaufmann



Leonard Kaufmann primarily handles complex commercial litigation, including consumer and class action cases. He is also experienced in estate litigation, appeals, environmental litigation, personal injury and professional malpractice matters.

Mr. Kaufmann is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, and has served as a Court Approved Mediator pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:40. He has served as a Barrister of the Justice Robert L. Clifford American Inn of Court.

In 2003, Mr. Kaufmann was named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to those attorneys who have achieved a verdict or settlement in excess of one million dollars.

Mr. Kaufmann lectures for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.  He was included in (201) Magazine’s list of Bergen’s “Top Lawyers” in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, in Civil Litigation and Environmental Practice.

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  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.
  • Tulane University, M.A., Social Work
  • University of New Orleans, B.A.

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third and Fourth Circuits


Mr. Kaufmann is a member of the New Jersey State Bar and Bergen County Bar Associations.

Representative Matters

Lauchheimer v. Gulf Oil, 6 F. Supp. 2d, 339 (D.N.Y. 1998) Berke v. Buckley Broadcasting Corp., 359 N.J. Super. 587 (App. Div. 2003).


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