Professor Kaufman is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Lowenstein Sandler, LLP, where she is the National Chair of the private client services group. She assists high net worth individuals with their estate planning and in tax controversies involving gift and estate tax issues. She also advises lawyers and other professionals on complex issues regarding estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. From 1995 until 2001, Professor Kaufman served in the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy, where she had responsibility for regulatory and legislative projects involving estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer taxes, as well as the income taxation of trusts and estates. Professor Kaufman is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and is the current chair of its Estate and Gift Tax Committee, and former chair of the Tax Policy Study Committee and the Washington Affairs Committee.