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Bruce M. Ramer

Bruce M. Ramer, American lawyer. Bar: California 1963, New Jersey 1958. Recipient Community Service award, American Jewish Committee, 1987, Annual Brotherhood award, NCCJs, 1990.


  • Ramer, Bruce M. was born on August 2, 1933 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sidney and Anne S. (Strassman) Ramer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1958.


    • Associate Morrison, Lloyd & Griggs, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1959—1960. Partner Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc., Los Angeles, since 1963. Executive director Entertainment Law Institute, Law Center University Southern California, board councilors.

      Chairman, national board governors American Jewish Committee, 1995—1998, national vice president, 1982—1988, president, since 1998, Los Angeles chapter, 1980—1983, chair Western r, 1984—1986, national president, since 1988. Advisory board Skirball Institute American Values, since 1998. Chairman Asia Pacific Rim Institute, 1989—1998.

      Trustee Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles Children's Museum, 1986—1989. Vice chair, United Way, 1991—1993. Corporation board directors, 1981—1993.

      Chair council president, 1989—1990. Member community issues council, 1989—1990. Chair discretionary fund distribution committee, 1987—1989.

      Board directors, chair Geffen Playhouse, 1995—1998. Founding chair, since 1998. Member Fellows American Bar Foundation.

      Member economic strategy panel State California, since 1997. Board directors Shoah Visual History Foundation, Righteous Persons Foundation, Los Angeles 2012 Bid Committee Southern California Olympic Games. Private United States Army, 1958-1959, Second lieutenant United States Army, 1961-1962.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1963, New Jersey 1958.


    Member Community Relations committee, board directors, executive committee Jewish Federation Council Greater Los Angeles. With Jewish television Network. Board directors Jewish Federation Council Greater Los Angeles.

    Board dirs Los Angeles Urban League, 1987—1993, since 1996. With Station KCET-television. Member, board directors Rebuild Los Angeles, 1992—1996.

    Member board governors California Community Foundation, 1988—1998. Member executive committee, community relations committee Jewish Federation Council Greater Los Angeles. Member of American Bar Association (member special committee judicial independent), California Copyright Conference (president 1973-1974), Los Angeles Copyright Society 1974-1975, Beverly Hills Bar Association (Executive Directors award 1988, Entertainment Lawyer of Year award 1996), California Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Princeton Club 1975-1978.


    • Children: Gregg B., Marc K., Neal I.
    • father: Sidney Ramer
    • mother: Anne S. (Strassman) Ramer
    • children: Gregg B. Ramer
    • Marc K. Ramer
    • Neal I. Ramer
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