Title: Principal Attorney
Company: The Law Office of Gary Kaufman, PLLC
Location: New York, New York, United States
Gary M. Kaufman, Esq., Principal Attorney at the Law Office of Gary Kaufman, PLLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in criminal defense law.
Amassing many years of professional experience, Mr. Kaufman is a celebrated trial lawyer who has been serving as the principal attorney and owner of The Law Office of Gary Kaufman, PLLC, since 2013. In his position, he aggressively defends clients both inside and outside of the courtroom in matters of criminal defense and school suspension. Alongside this primary role, he has also been an attorney with the Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem since 2013, where he represents individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors, and an adjunct professor at the Fordham University School of Law since early 2018. Prior to these positions, he was an attorney with the Staten Island Legal Defense Services from 2011 to 2013 and an associate in the Office of the Public Defender with the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orlando, FL, from 2006 to 2007.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Kaufman pursued a formal education at the University of Maryland, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in government, politics and philosophy in 2003. He subsequently attended the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, receiving a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2006. He has been admitted by the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Florida Bar. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the New York Criminal Bar Association, among several others.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the legal industry, Mr. Kaufman has been named a Rising Star in Criminal Defense by Super Lawyers, a Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers, and a Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers. Notably, he has been named to the Ten Best list for Criminal Defense in New York City by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. Looking toward the future, Mr. Kaufman intends to experience the expanding growth and success of his career while cementing his legacy as a dedicated and versatile figure in the field.
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