Charles B. Kaufmann, III: Lawyer with Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Charles B. Kaufmann, III

Greenwich,  CT  U.S.A.
Phone(203) 863-6402

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Practice Areas

  • Business and Finance
  • Commercial Finance
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Settlement
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate, Environmental and Land Use
  • Trust Administration
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Private Clients
University Yale College, B.A., cum laude, 1966
Law SchoolColumbia University School of Law, J.D., 1969
Admitted1969, Connecticut; 1970, New York

Professional Affiliations

•Greenwich Bar Association
•Fairfield County Bar Association
•Connecticut Bar Association: Tax, Banking, Corporations and other Business Organizations Sections
•New York City Bar Association
•American Bar Association

Community Involvement

•Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, Inc.: Vice Chair; Director
•Yellowstone Park Foundation Advisory Council: Member, 2007-2011; Board of Directors, 2011-present
•Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, Inc.: Former Director
•The Wahlstrom Foundation, Inc.: Former Director
•United Way of Greenwich, Inc.: Former Executive Vice President and Director
•Yale Alumni Association of Greenwich, Inc.: Former President
•Yale Glee Club Associates: Former President; Director Emeritus
•AmeriCares Professional Advisory Committee


Charles Kaufmann represents various business establishments, buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate and serves in a fiduciary capacity for trusts and estates.

Charles joined the firm in April 2005 when his predecessor firm, Holland Kaufmann & Bartels, became the Greenwich office for Shipman & Goodwin. He was also associated with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett of New York, New York, and served as a law clerk to Justice Charles S. House of the Connecticut Supreme Court.

•AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Industries & Featured Services
• Private Clients

February 20, 2014 Trusts and Estates Newsletter
February 19, 2013 Federal Legislation Avoids Fiscal Cliff for Gift and Estate Tax
July 23, 2012 Not So Fast: The Complexities of Making Lifetime Gifts Using the 5.12 Million Federal Gift Tax Exemption
December 2011 Federal and Connecticut Estate Tax Recap
May 19, 2011 Retroactive Connecticut Estate and Gift Tax Legislation Passed
February 15, 2011 Estate and Gift Tax Changes
December 21, 2010 New Legislation Affects Federal Estate, Gift, and GST Taxes
November 2010 9 Shipman & Goodwin Attorneys Named a Top Lawyer
November 2010 Year-End Planning Reminders
January 29, 2010 Important Estate Tax Law Changes Now in Effect

May 27, 2011 Attorney Charles Kaufmann Elected to Board of Directors of Yellowstone Park Foundation
November 2010 9 Shipman & Goodwin Attorneys Named a Top Lawyer in Fairfield County
April 20, 2005 Shipman & Goodwin Grows Business with Addition of Holland Kaufmann & Bartels


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Charles B. Kaufmann, III

289 Greenwich Avenue
GreenwichCT 06830-6595


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