Mr. Kaufer focuses his practice on labour and employment law. He is widely recognized for his expertise in negotiation and arbitration and has been involved in many high-profile certification matters. He represents employers before federal and provincial authorities as well as before various arbitration boards across Canada.
Mr. Kaufer has spoken extensively at events hosted by the American Bar Association's Labour and Employment Section, more specifically its International Labour and Employment Committee, of which he is immediate past Management Chair. He is also a member of the Planning Committee for the Section's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Committee of the American Bar Association's Labour and Employment Law section.
Mr. Kaufer is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
Mr. Kaufer has taught labour law and contract administration at McGill University's Faculty of Management and is on the board of editors of the Federated Press journal Management Rights.