Eileen Kaufman is Professor of Law at Touro Law Center. She graduated with highest
honors from Skidmore College and received her J.D. and LLM. from New York University
School of Law. Before joining the faculty at Touro, Professor Kaufman served as managing
attorney at Westchester Legal Services where her work included major class actions and
law reform relating to government benefit programs.
Professor Kaufman was Touro's Vice Dean from 1996-2000, the founder of Touro
Law's summer program in India and the co-director of Touro Law's summer program
in Israel. Among her professional activities, Professor Kaufman served as the
co-President of the Society of American Law Teachers, the Reporter for the New York
Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, the chairperson of the Bar Admission and Lawyer
Performance Committee of the American Association of Law Schools, a member of the
Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the Association of the Bar of
the City of New York and the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the
Law. She currently co-chairs the Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of
the New York State Bar Association.