Gregory S. Kaufman: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Gregory S. Kaufman

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
  • Energy Litigation
  • Securities Enforcement & Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Natural Resources
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0325
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Miami University - Richard T. Farmer School of Business, B.S., 1995
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 1998 Associate, George Washington Law Review
Admitted1998, Maryland; 1999, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Sedona Conference
Member, District of Columbia Bar E-Discovery Committee
Arbitrator, National Futures Association

BornWashington, D.C., 1973

Greg Kaufman defends clients in government investigations, enforcement and litigation matters, with particular experience in energy and commodities enforcement matters. His success in representing individuals and companies flows from having a deep understanding of his clients' businesses and the physical and financial markets in which they operate. He also advises energy and securities industry clients on regulatory developments such as the Dodd-Frank Act, compliance and operational risk issues, and internal investigations.

Greg's clients include U.S. and international energy and commodities companies, hedge funds, insurance companies, exchange-traded funds, brokerage firms, business development companies and investment banks. He has represented companies and individuals in litigation and enforcement activities involving the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Commodity Exchanges, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Department of Justice. Investigative matters include representing energy clients in CFTC and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) market manipulation investigations of the crude oil and natural gas markets.

Greg has a special interest in e-discovery issues and is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1, a think-tank comprised of leading jurists, lawyers and experts in the field of document retention and production.

Selected Experience
Sutherland represents energy trading company in crude oil investigation by CFTC.
Sutherland defends a North American commodities trading company in a sugar-related CFTC enforcement investigation.
Sutherland represents Board of Directors of an energy services company in an internal investigation of certain trading losses.

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Office Information

Gregory S. Kaufman

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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