Richard Kaufman represents clients in environmental, business, securities, regulatory, employment and political cases.
Mr. Kaufman's previous experience includes serving as a trial attorney for nine years with the U.S. Attorneys' Office in Denver. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he specialized in employment discrimination claims litigating over one hundred cases and tort claims brought against the United States government, including medical malpractice and catastrophic injury claims. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, he litigated the class action suit brought by landowners surrounding the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant which involved more than 60 million pages of documents.
Before joining the Department of Justice, he served seven years as Deputy Attorney General of the State of Colorado where he held various assignments including Chief of the Enforcement Division responsible for litigating securities, tax, medicaid and consumer fraud cases on behalf of the State of Colorado. In addition, he was the liaison for the Attorney General to both the Governor and the Colorado General Assembly including legal analysis of all enrolled bills sent to the Governor and presenting the Attorney General legislative agenda to the General Assembly through testimony before legislative committees.
His legislative experience also includes overseeing the legislative and regulatory agenda for Texaco, U.S.A. before the state legislatures and regulatory agencies in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Richard C. Kaufman