Justin R. Kaufman is a partner and manages the Santa Fe, New Mexico office of Robins Cloud LLP. Mr. Kaufman received his B.A. from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences in 1998. In 2004, he received his J.D., cum laude, from Temple University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Temple Law Review. Mr. Kaufman also holds an M.B.A. from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Kaufman served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Herbert J. Hutton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Kaufman is licensed to practice law in New Mexico and New York.
Mr. Kaufman has extensive experience in complex litigation including catastrophic injury, product defect, pharmaceutical, consumer fraud, and medical negligence cases. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and has successfully settled numerous cases on behalf of individuals and families injured or killed by pharmaceutical products, industrial equipment, and the negligence of others. Working with his partner Bill Robins III, who was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Avandia Multi-District Litigation (MDL) pending before the Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kaufman helped lead a team of dozens of attorneys in completing extensive corporate discovery and simultaneously preparing multiple bellwether cases for trial in both state and federal courts.
Education and Honors:
- Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2004
Member of the Temple Law Review, 2002 – 2004
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, B.A. 1998
Major: Environmental Science
- Temple University Fox School of Business, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M.B.A. 2004
- Halting the Enron Trainwreck: Using the Bankruptcy Code to Rescue Retirement Plans, 76 Temple Law Review 595, 2003
Past Employment Positions:
- Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor & Martin LLP, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Associate, 2007 – 2008
- Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, Associate, New York, New York, 2005 – 2007