NEW YORK – National trial and litigation law firm Kaufman & Company, LLC has announced the addition of Jeffrey L. Loop as a Member in the New York office. Mr. Loop is an experienced commercial litigator focusing on intellectual property, real estate, and media-related litigation and counsel. He has extensive experience in copyright and trademark matters representing clients as both plaintiff and defendant.  He has frequently defended clients against claims of violations of the rights of publicity in privacy in both state and federal courts, and counsels clients on data privacy compliance and social media. In addition, Mr. Loop recently represented a major natural gas transmission company and its subsidiaries in various proceedings in federal and state court related to an historic project to expand natural gas transmission capacity in the Northeast United States.

“Jeffrey is a strong addition to our New York office,” said Steven S. Kaufman, founding member of Kaufman & Company. “His decades of experience combined with his diverse background will be a valuable asset to our clients.”

Prior to joining Kaufman & Company, Mr. Loop was Counsel in the Litigation and Intellectual Property Departments of Carter Ledyard & Milburn, LLP in New York.

Mr. Loop obtained his Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law where he served as the executive editor of the Seton Hall Law Review, and he received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida. He regularly lectures on the rights of publicity and privacy, best practices for the use of social media by companies and future trends in copyright law. 

In September, Kaufman & Company marked a milestone with the opening of their New York office. Mr. Kaufman added, “We are continuing to grow and are taking advantage of every opportunity New York has to offer.”