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Joshua Kaufman

General Counsel, SVP, Business & Legal Affairs

Josh Kaufman is the General Counsel at IPG DXTRA, responsible for the worldwide legal affairs of IPG DXTRA and the agencies within the portfolio.  As a member of the executive team, Josh works closely with IPG DXTRA and agency leadership to implement best practices with respect to social media, privacy, intellectual property, risk management and all day-to-day matters.  He provides guidance to agency leadership on critical issues including investigations and matters affecting reputation.  Josh oversees a global team responsible for negotiating all agreements entered into by the agencies within IPG DXTRA, including agreements with clients, third-party partners, talent and social media influencers.

Josh joined IPG DXTRA in 2004.  Previously, he was an associate at several national law firms, including Davis & Gilbert LLP, a leader in marketing communications law.  Josh holds a B.A. from Bard College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.