Jack E. Kaufman

Attorney Jack E Kaufman

Jack E. Kaufman

Encino, California

Jack has represented and/or advised virtually every category of small to mid-size business: manufacturers, distributors, food service, automotive, apparel, medical practices, transportation and service providers. A founding partner of Kaufman McAndrew LLP, Jack has more than 45 years of experience providing strategic counseling to business clients.

Jack's clients are primarily privately held companies with revenues between $10-100 million. He provides clients with a full range of counseling and negotiating services, including business law, entity formation, contracts, leases, litigation and strategic growth.

Jack has served a member of the Business Advisory Committee of the United States House of Representatives. He has also served as president of the San Fernando Criminal Bar Association and on the Executive Committee of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association's Business Law Section. He is also very active in community and philanthropic organizations, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries and member of the Santa Clarita Valley Mayor's Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Formations
  • Corporate Disputes, Litigation and Arbitration
  • Contracts, Buy/Sell Agreements, Distributorships
  • Employment and Independent Contractor Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Strategic Counseling
  • OSHA/Cal OSHA Safety Compliance

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of Southern California
    • B.S. - 1965
    • Major: Social Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Since 1980
  • Certificates of Commendation
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate
  • State of California, State Senate and State Assembly
  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Los Angeles City Council
  • “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell 1975 to date
  • City of Valencia—Mayor’s Office

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Litigation Sectionos
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Business and Litigation Sections
  • Board Member, Goodwill Industries Southern California
  • Board Member, Santa Clarita Valley Mayor's Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities
  • Past President, San Fernando Valley Criminal Bar Association
  • Past Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association Judicial Election Committee
  • Former Member, Business Advisory Committee of the United States House of Representatives
  • Settlement Officer for Los Angeles Superior Court