Kevin W. Kaufman


Kevin focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, labor & employment and general liability matters. He previously held his own practice handling personal injury and employment matters. Kevin has significant experience drafting collective bargaining agreements, developing employee handbooks, conducting investigations and litigating trial cases.

Prior to joining Bryce Downey & Lenkov, Kevin conducted administrative hearings for Chicago Public Schools, and handled regulatory and compliance workers’ compensation work for a local horticulture business. Kevin began his career in Oregon as a Special Prosecutor for the Multnomah County District Attorney.

DID YOU KNOW: I have coached swimming for the past ten years.

  • Education:
    • J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois, 2012
    • B.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois Bar Association
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Hotel Not Required to Accommodate Worker,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Labor & Employment Newsletter
    • “Schooled in Causation,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, June 2019

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois


Schererville, Indiana