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Leonard Kaufman, American lawyer. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.; Member American, New York State bar associations, Association Bar New York City, Copyright Society United States of America, Motion Picture Pioneers, Karet League for Child Care, Variety; Club: B’nai B’rith.

Background

Kaufman, Leonard was born on April 30, 1913 in New York City. Son of Louis and Lillian (Brown) Kaufman.

Education

Student, College City New York, 1929-1931.

Career

Bar: New York bar 1937, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1959. Staff law offices Nathan Burkan, New York City, 1933-1936, Schwartz & Frohlich, New York City, 1936-1949. Legal staff Paramount Pictures Corporation, New York City, 1949-1959, general house counsel, 1959-1964, general counsel, 1964-1967, private practice of law, 1968-1981.

Member firm Kaufman & Kaufman, 1969-1975, 78-79, Kommel Rogers Kaufman Lorber & Shenkman, 1975-1978. Individual practice law, 1979-1981. Of counsel Weisberg, Sieven & Mammana, 1981.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Member American, New York State bar associations, Association Bar New York City, Copyright Society United States of America, Motion Picture Pioneers, Karet League for Child Care, Variety. Club: B’nai B’rith.

Connections

Married Rita Dembitz, August 9, 1940. Children: Lawrence J., Robert I. Student, College.

father:
Louis Kaufman

mother:
Lillian (Brown) Kaufman

spouse:
Rita Dembitz

child:
Lawrence J. Kaufman

child:
Robert I. Student Kaufman

child:
College Kaufman