A Director in our Partner Practice Group, Benjamin Kaufman works with law firms to build practice groups and teams that will help them excel in the market. He also helps law firm partners and partner groups explore lateral opportunities that will enhance their careers and opportunities.
Ben is a season ticket holder and avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles; he also loves the Sixers and Villanova basketball. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, going to the beach (“down the shore”), skiing, traveling and trying new restaurants with his wife.
Ben joined Major, Lindsey & Africa after serving as general counsel for Tower Investments Inc. in Philadelphia. In that role, he provided counsel for all matters pertaining to the company's assets in Atlantic City, including the Showboat Hotel and Convention Center.
Prior to joining Tower, Ben worked for the City of Atlantic City as an assistant city solicitor before being named director of the Department of Planning and Development, where he reported directly to the Mayor and State of New Jersey. He provided legal counsel on matters relating to planning and development as well as tax appeals, abatements and exemptions.
Ben also spent five years as an NFL player agent. During that time, he successfully negotiated contracts for 16 players with NFL clubs.
Villanova University School of Law: J.D.
Muhlenberg College: B.A. in Philosophy and Political Thought