Stephen Kaufman Recognized as a Top Rated Political Attorney in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boutique political law firm Kaufman Legal Group announced that its Founding Partner Stephen J. Kaufman has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2020 Super Lawyers list and is recognized as a “Top Rated Legislative & Governmental Affairs Attorney in Los Angeles.”

Each year, five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to be named a ‘Super Lawyer.’ Super Lawyers is a peer rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

“To be recognized by my peers in the legal profession is a honor, and I am appreciative to be in the company of so many leading attorneys around the state,” said Kaufman, who in addition to running his firm, currently serves as Chair of the State Voting Modernization Board.

Kaufman founded Kaufman Legal Group in 1996. A recognized authority in the field of campaign finance and election law, Kaufman represents elected officials, candidates, PACs, labor unions, corporations, non-profit organizations, ballot measure campaigns, political parties, major donors, lobbying firms and government agencies on a wide variety of campaign finance, election and governmental ethics matters. He is an expert on voting systems and election procedures and was a recount attorney for the Gore-Lieberman campaign in Florida following the 2000 Presidential election.

In 2019, Kaufman was named a ‘Leader in Law’ by the Los Angeles Business Journal and was recognized by the publication as one of the 500 most influential people in Los Angeles in 2016 and 2017. He was honored by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California in 2018 and is a past recipient of the California State Bar’s Wiley W. Manuel Award for his commitment to pro bono legal services.

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


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