David Kaufman was elected President of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates at its annual meeting held in Jackson on February 11, 2017. ABOTA is an invitation-only national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. ABOTA’s primary goal is to educate the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury and is dedicated to elevating the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. Founded in 1958, ABOTA boasts a membership of more than 7,600 experienced attorneys representing both the plaintiff and defense bars in civil cases and who are spread among 95 chapters located in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Brunini’s Kaufman has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Business Litigation, Securities Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation. Chambers USA has included him among America’s Leading Lawyers in Business Litigation, and Mid-South Super Lawyers has named Kaufman one of its top 50 lawyers in Mississippi for business litigation. Benchmark Litigation has named him a Local Litigation Star, and The Mississippi Business Journal recognized Kaufman as a Leader in the Law for 2011. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and an Associate and former National Director of the American Board of Trial Advocates.