Marshall was born and raised in Louisville. He earned a BS from University of Tennessee in 1975, and his law degree from University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 1978.
Marshall has represented injured clients for over 40 years. He is the son of a lawyer who also is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law.
Since graduating from the Brandeis School of Law in 1978, he has represented clients who had suffered serious injury or wrongful death of a family member in cases involving defective products, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, airplane crashes, electrocutions, construction accidents, and children injured in pedestrian crossing, bicycle, and dog bite accidents.
In 2001, Marshall was a founding member of this firm. Since that time, he has continued to fight for his clients to get them fully compensated for harms and losses caused by the negligence of others. He has recovered millions of dollars for thousands of clients he has successfully represented in the last 40 years. He has had recoveries of $1,000,000 or more for clients injured in automobile, motorcycle, trucking, pedestrian, medical malpractice, electrocution, workplace and airplane crash cases involving serious physical injury or wrongful death.
Marshall has been an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell for 20 years. This is the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell and this rating applies to both legal ability and ethics. He has been named a Kentucky Super Lawyer from 2011 to 2018. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. NAOPIA, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc has recognized Marshall Kaufman as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Kentucky. He is a member of the Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, and has been a member of the Kentucky Justice Association and the American Justice Association for the last 38 years.
Marshall has been married for 35 years to his wife, Denise, and has three sons, Marshall, Jimmy and Matt. He is proud that Jimmy and Matt are also graduates of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and have chosen to work with the firm. The Kaufman’s recently welcomed three daughters-in-law to the family, Casey Dowell Kaufman, married to their son Marshall, Katrina Neubauer Kaufman, married to Jimmy, and Janna Miller Kaufman married to Matthew. When he is not helping injured clients he likes to spend time with his family and two dogs. He also enjoys watching and attending college football and basketball games, and fishing at the family cabin.