Steven A. Kaufman

Retired Partner

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  • JD, Yale Law School, 1981; Thurman Arnold Prize, Moot Court Competition
  • PhD (Logic), University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • BA (Philosophy), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1971

Steven A. Kaufman

Retired Partner

Steve Kaufman became a partner in Ropes & Gray's Litigation Department in 1981, and retired from practice on December 31, 2007.

Steve was formerly the head of the firm's Patent Practice, and throughout his practice handled technologically complex cases in the areas of patent infringement, government contracts, and other business disputes. He litigated cases involving such diverse technologies as genetically engineered therapeutics, missile guidance systems, and computer software. He has written extensively in the area of pricing government contracts for commercial products and services.