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Robert Paul BRAMNIK


ROBERT BRAMNIK, American Lawyer, Partner of ALTHEIMER & GRAY, specializing in the field of Commercial Transactions, Real Estate Development and Real Estate Law.


Bramnik, Robert Paul was born on November 17, 1949 in New York City. Son of Abe and Ruth (Richman) Bramnik.


City College of New York (Bachelor of Arts, 1970). Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1973).


Senior trial attorney New York Stock Exchange, Incorporated, New York York City, 1973-1975. Assistant general counsel E.F. Hutton & Company, Inc., 1975-1977, National Securities Clearing Corporation, New York City, 1977-1979. With Arvey, Hodes, Costello and Burman, Chicago, 1979-1986, partner, 1982-1986, Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein, Chicago, 1987-1988, Altheimer & Gray, Chicago, 1988-1997, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, Chicago, 1997—2003, Duane Morris LLP, Chicago, New York City, since 2003.

Lecturer Securities Industry Association Compliance and Legal division, New York City, 1980-1991, 95-2001.


  • Bar: New York 1974, Illinois 1980, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1980, United States District Court (central district) Illinois 1982, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (3d and 7th circuits) 1992, United States Court Federal Claims 1994, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.


Vice chairman Illinois Advisory Committee on Commodity Regulation, Chicago, 1985-1989, chairman, 1989-1995. Fellow: Illinois Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association (vice chair subcommittee future commission merchants 2005-2011, committee on futures and derivatives regulation, committee on federal regulation of securities), Chicago Board Trade (member business conduct committee since 2008), Chicago Mercantile Exchange (member, business conduct committee since 2008), National Futures Association (arbitrator since 1991, hearing committee 2001-2007), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (arbitrator since 1981), Association of Bar of City of New York.


Married Sheryl Ann Kalus, August 12, 1973. Children: Michael Lawrence, Andrew Martin.

Abe Bramnik

Ruth (Richman) Bramnik

Sheryl Ann Kalus

Michael Lawrence Bramnik

Andrew Martin Bramnik