Lieff Cabraser welcomes attorney Andrew R. Kaufman to Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office. Kaufman will work on financial fraud, mass tort, and whistleblower cases in Tennessee and nationally.
“Andrew’s impressive educational background and experience will enable him to help our clients in their fight for fairness and justice,” stated attorney Mark P. Chalos, managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office. “Andrew is a great addition to our team.”
“I’m very pleased and honored to join Lieff Cabraser,” Kaufman said. “It was the firm’s long history of advocating for consumers, employees, and victims that motivated me to join the firm and I look forward to contributing here.”
Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Kaufman was a law clerk for Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey in Nashville and District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Glickman in Washington, D.C.
Kaufman also worked on litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court as a fellow at Public Citizen, a longstanding nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of the American public before Congress, federal agencies, the executive branch, and the courts.
Kaufman graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude in 2012. During law school, he was an Executive Editor at the Harvard Law and Policy Review, and was honored with the Dean’s Scholar Prizes in Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, and Legislation & Regulation.
About Lieff Cabraser Nashville
Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office was opened in 2001, and handles personal injury, consumer fraud, securities and financial fraud, and False Claims Act cases in Tennessee and nationally. Recent cases being litigated by the firms’ Nashville attorneys include:
- the catastrophic coal ash spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston, Tennessee Fossil Plant;
- litigation related to the deadly meningitis outbreak that resulted in 64 deaths and more than 700 serious illnesses nationwide;
- class action litigation against BP, Transocean, Halliburton, and other defendants on behalf of fishermen, property owners, business owners, and wage earners affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.