Mr. Robert J. Kaufman

Mr. Robert J. Kaufman: Attorney with Kaufman & Forman, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Delta Theta Phi. Member, Moot Court Team. Member, American Bar Association General Practice Session Programs Committee, 1994-1995; Member, Atlanta Bar Olympic Organizing Committee, 1994. Co-Author: "Restrictive Covenants in Georgia Employment Contracts," Commercial Litigation Supplement to Fulton County Daily Report, November, 1994; "Cordless Telephones and Expectations of Privacy: What Does It Really Mean?" ABA General Practice Litigation Section Newsletter, April, 1993. Lecturer: Current State of Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements for Georgia Institution of Continuing Legal Education, September, 1994. Lecturer: Addressing the Fraud Claim at Summary Judgment, September, 1995; Restrictive Covenants in Georgia Contracts - An Update and Practical Guide for Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 1995. Lecturer: Current State of Georgia Trade Secrets Law and Recent Developments in the Georgia Law of Restrictive Covenants for Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 1996; Lecturer: The Small Law Firm's Guide to the Internet for Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, August, 1997. Lecturer: The Millennium Bug (1/2K) - Hazards, Legal Issues and Opportunities for Lawyer for Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 1998; Internet Issues Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 1999; Internet Law, Issues and Recent Developments for Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 2000; Recent Developments in Employment Arbitration, 2001. Lecturer, Taking and Defending Effective Depositions in Georgia, for Lorman Education Services, January 2003, January 2003. Instructor, Emory University Kessler-Eidson NITA Trial Techniques Program, 2003-2009. Georgia Trend 2008 Legal Elite, Georgia's Most Effective Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • General Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Family Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Contracts
  • Securities
  • Securities Arbitration
  • Securities Litigation
  • Banks and Banking
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
770-390-9200  Phone
770-395-6720  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., cum laude, 1972
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1980, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th and 11th Circuits; 1982, District of Columbia; 1982, New York; 1975, Georgia; 1975, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia
Atlanta, New York State, Federal and American (Member, Sections: Litigation; Corporations and Banking; Vice Chair, Litigation Committee of General Practice Section, 1992-1993) Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Member, Georgia Bar Center Committee, 1988; Arbitrator, Fee Arbitration Panel, 1988-1989); The District of Columbia Bar (Fellow); Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Secretary, Motorcycle Negligence Section, 1992-1993); Lawyers Club of America (Member, Rules, Practice and Judiciary Committee, 1987-1988); Lamar Inn of Court; Federalist Society; Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.
Reported Cases:
McNeil v. Schwall, 236 Ga. 109, 223 S.E.2d 80 (1976); United States Leasing Corp. v. Jones Pharmacy, Inc., 144 Ga. App. 26, 240 S.E.2d 300 (1977); Carter v. R.H. Macy Co., 147 Ga. App. 326, 248 S.E.2d 699 (1978); Big Chief Truck Lines, Inc. v. Thaxton, 155 Ga. App. 233, 270 S.E.2d 399 (1980); Mapp v. First Georgia Bank, 156 Ga. App. 380, 274 S.E.2d 765 (1980); Shaheen v. Dunaway Drug Stores, Inc., 246 Ga. 790, 273 S.E.2d 158 (1980); Sabin Meyer Regional Sales Corp. v. Citizens Bank, 502 F. Supp. 557 (N.D. Ga. 1980); Siegel v. IRS, 78 T.C. 659 (1982); BBMS, Inc. v. Brown, 251 Ga. 409, 306 S.E.2d 288 (1983); Walton v. James & Dean, Inc., 177 Ga. App. 77, 338 S.E.2d 516 (1985); Goldberg v. Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp., 650 F. Supp. 222 (N.D. Ga. 1986); Sackett v. Wilson, 258 Ga. 612, 373 S.E.2d 10 (1988); Adams v. D&D Leasong Company of Georgia, 191 Ga. App. 121, 381 S.E.2d 94 (1989), cert denied; Athens Whel, Inc. v. Citizens & Southern Trust Company, 201 Ga. App. 779, 412 S.E.2d 278 (1991); White House, Inc. v. Winkler, 202 Ga. App. 603, 415 S.E.2d 185 (1992); Andrews v. Messina, 206 Ga. App. 742, 426 S.E.2d 641 (1992), cert denied (1993); Sass Enterprises, Inc. v. Swift, 255 Ga. App. 871, 567 S.E.2d 329 (2002); Harris v. SAL Financial Services, Inc., 270 Ga. App. 230, 606 S.E.2d 293 (2004); Namik v. Wachovia Bank of Georgia, 279 Ga. 250, 612 S.E. 2d 270 (2005); Litsky v. GI Apparel, Inc., No. 1:03-CV-0701 (N.D. Ga 2004), aff'd No. 05-11788 (11th Cir. 2005), cert denied. No. 05-1365 (2006).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - Contingency and Hybrid
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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