Kaufman & Canoles is a full-service business law firm. It serves financial institutions, corporations, businesses, family-owned enterprises, nonprofit organizations and individual clients throughout the state of Virginia. The firm specializes in business and estate planning and settlement issues. Kaufman & Canoles offers services in a range of practice areas that include banking and finance, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, business law, intellectual property, securities, taxation, litigation, employee benefits, government relations, and mergers and acquisitions. Its additional practice areas include community association development and representation, executive compensation, administration, hospitality and immigration. The firm also maintains a legal emergency response team and has lawyers with expertise in litigation, taxation, and international business and investment matters. Kaufman & Canoles maintains an office in Richmond, Va.