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Kaufman Dolowich Elevates Benakote and Newcomb to Partnership in Los Angeles, 8-15-2023

Posted Aug 15, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (August 15, 2023) – Kaufman Dolowich, a leading national law firm, announced today it has elevated two attorneys in its Los Angeles office to its partnership. Amir Benakote, a labor and employment attorney, and Jennifer Newcomb, a professional liability defense attorney, were promoted from Of Counsel to Partner, effective August 1, 2023. “We are proud to welcome Amir and Jennifer to our partnership, and value the contributions they have made to the firm and their impact on our office community,” said Andrew Waxler, co-managing partner of Kaufman Dolowich’s Los Angeles office. “They are talented attorneys, and we are grateful for their dedication to providing clients with the highest level of support and counsel.”

Benakote defends employer clients in wage-and-hour litigation, including individual and class actions, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims for various causes of action under the California Labor Code and federal law. He represents employers in litigation matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. He has substantial experience trying individual cases. Newcomb represents professionals, including lawyers and real estate agents, in professional liability disputes. She has successfully arbitrated numerous claims on behalf of her law firm clients. She also represents homeowners’ associations against claims brought against them by homeowners, including claims arising out of an association’s governing documents.

“They are skillful practitioners, and we are fortunate to draw on their depth of legal knowledge,” said Barry Brodsky, co-managing partner of Kaufman Dolowich’s Los Angeles office. “We look forward to a bright future with Jennifer and Amir as members of our partnership. We value their perspectives and mentoring abilities as we recruit more team members to join our busy office.”

About the Firm
Kaufman Dolowich LLP is a leading national law firm serving a broad range of industries in more than 20 practice areas including labor and employment, directors’ and officers’ liability, professional liability, insurance coverage and litigation, data privacy & cybersecurity, financial services, commercial litigation, real estate, consumer financial services and construction law. Headquartered on Long Island, NY, Kaufman Dolowich attorneys represent national and global clients of all sizes nationwide. Kaufman Dolowich is a four-time Mansfield Certified law firm recognized for its diverse and inclusive employment strategies. For more information Follow the firm on LinkedIn

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