Westlake Village (818) 990-1999
Los Angeles (310) 981-3404

Sole Practitioner

Location: Westlake Village, California



Since 1993, Matthew A. Kaufman has represented employees in the areas of wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes, work rights and entertainment issues in greater Los Angeles and statewide. He is admitted to practice law in all the state courts of California and the United States District Court, Central District of California. He has handled trials, appeals, and labor board hearings. Through his class action work, Matthew has received extensive experience in pre-trial procedure. Matthew has litigated numerous contract matters as well.

Matthew is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and their Labor and Employment Section, and the California Employment Lawyers Association. He participates regularly in seminars on trial practice and legal ethics given by the Southern California Business Litigation Inn of Court. Matthew is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA).

His pro bono activities include obtaining restraining orders on behalf of victims of domestic violence. He has served as a settlement officer on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s settlement program.

Matthew graduated in 1993 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. During that time, he was Executive Editor of the school’s International Law Journal. In 1989, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Minor in Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley. He plays guitar and enjoys boxing in his spare time.

If you need experienced representation by an employment attorney who will fight passionately for your rights, please contact Mr. Kaufman at 818-990-1999.

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1994


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. – 1993
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. – 1989
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar, 1993 – Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present


  • English
  • Spanish


Aggressive and Comprehensive

Employment Law Representation

When it comes to our clients, each case is highly important. Our clients depend on us to help them achieve their goals. Over the years, the Kaufman Law Firm has taken an aggressive and comprehensive approach. It has been a successful formula that has helped workers recover the maximum settlement. Whether it is in the courtroom or behind the scenes, you can always count on the Westlake Village employment attorney at the Kaufman Law Firm to always be in your corner.