Jessica Kaufman is a partner in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster's New York office. Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on class action, professional liability, financial services litigation and enforcement, and commercial disputes.
Recent representative matters include the defense of a leading marketplace lender in a putative nationwide class action under state usury laws; a major consumer products company in multi-district antitrust litigation; a professional services firm in a malpractice action; a lingerie company facing consumer protection claims, including claims of false advertising; and financial institutions facing claims under the federal and state contract and antitrust laws, RICO Act, Right to Financial Privacy Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and state unfair and deceptive practices statutes. She also regularly advises and represents clients in complex commercial disputes.
Ms. Kaufman received her B.A., with high honors, from Indiana University, Bloomington, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2006, where she was a Dean's Merit Scholar and founded the Education Law and Policy Society. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Kaufman was a Teach For America corps member and later served on the national staff of that organization.
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