International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that John Kaufmann has joined the Corporate Group in the Firm's New York office as a Partner. Mr. Kaufmann’s practice focuses on private equity, mezzanine and venture capital fund formation and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. His clients include domestic and off-shore private equity and venture capital funds, real estate funds, Small Business Investment Companies, private investors, and companies in a variety of industries.
Mr. Kaufmann was previously a partner with K&L Gates. He received an A.B. degree from Princeton University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Commenting on the announcement, Steven Khadavi, Partner and head of Dorsey’s New York office said, “We are delighted that John has joined Dorsey. His experience representing clients in the fund and private equity space complements the strong group of corporate lawyers we have in this office and builds upon our other recent lateral additions.”