Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. is an award-winning business attorney, author, and speaker. Through both her NYC-based law practice, <a href="http://www.askthebusinesslawyer.com" style="color: #c08434" target="_blank"><strong>AskTheBusinessLawyer.com</strong></a>, and as President of her legal information company <a href="http://www.GreatBusinessLawTips.com" style="color: #c08434" target="_blank"><b>The Legal Edge LLC</b></a>, she has spent over 15 years successfully navigating thousands of entrepreneurs and small businesses through the legal issues they face in starting and running their companies. Among other products, she is the author of the acclaimed programs, "<a href="http://www.greatbusinesslawresources.com/train-clients-to-pay-teleclass.htm" target="_blank"><strong>How to Train Your Clients to Pay You</strong></a>" and "<a href="http://www.greatbusinesslawresources.com/choosing-attorneys-teleclass.htm" target="_blank"><strong>How to Choose and Use Attorneys</strong></a>," available through her <a href="http://www.GreatBusinessLawResources.com" target="_blank"><strong>GreatBusinessLawResources.com</strong></a> site.<br />
A prolific writer, Nina is a regular columnist for Entrepreneur magazine, where she authors the Business Law Advisor column and Making It Legal blog, in addition to her own blog, BusinessPartnershipCentral.com. She has also contributed articles on a wide range of legal topics to publications including Enterprising Woman, WomenandBiz.com, the American Bar Association’s GP/Solo Magazine, and the New York Enterprise Report. <br />
With skills honed from the stand-up comedy stage, Nina is a highly sought-after professional speaker and has given seminars, workshops, teleclasses, and presentations for numerous organizations on subjects ranging from business partnerships and strategic collaborative alliances to intellectual property and social media. She has been a featured panelist on the subject of legal issues in social media at the BlogHer for Business and Women’s Congress annual conferences. She has also been cited in the Wall Street Journal, SmallBusinessComputing.com, The New York Law Journal, the American Bar Association Journal, and Entrepreneur magazine and has appeared on Fox Channel 5's Good Day NY program. <br />
Nina received her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College (cum laude), her Master’s degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and her law degree from Boston University School of Law. She has also been a volunteer with her synangogue's homeless shelter for over a decade.