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James S. Bramnick

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5505
Fax:
305.349.4759
 
 

Recognized by Chambers USA for his "practical experience, knowledge of the law and the courts, and a business-centric approach to advising clients," Jim Bramnick devotes his practice to representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Over a four decade career, Jim has represented employers in litigation, including jury trials in employment discrimination cases in federal and state court, provided day-to-day preventive counseling for clients, conducted "how-to-avoid" training sessions for supervisors, and advised companies during reorganizations.

Jim is annually ranked by Chambers USA, a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law. He is a past chair of the Labor and Employment Section of The Florida Bar.
 
Representative Experience
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Worker's Compensation Retaliation: Represented a major Florida employer in the circuit court of Broward County, Florida.
 
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Race Discrimination: Represented a large, well-known national employer in a Miami-Dade federal court.
 
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Age Discrimination: Represented a major national employer in Miami-Dade, Florida, in a federal court.
 
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Summary Judgment Motions: Represented many different employers in federal and state court.
 
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Union Campaigns: Represented many employers by providing legal advice through union organizing drives and secret ballot elections for their employees.
 
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Reorganizations: Represented a number of major Florida employers by providing legal advice through significant reductions-in-force.
 
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Labor Arbitration: Represented a major Florida employer in a number of labor arbitration hearings.
 
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Workplace Employment: Representing a major South Florida financial institution by providing day-to-day advice on employment issues arising in the workplace.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
 
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The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2001-2018, Listed in Florida for Employment Law - Management and Litigation - Labor & Employment
 
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Chambers USA 2006-2017, Ranked in Florida for Labor & Employment
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2017, Listed in Florida for Employment & Labor and Employment Litigation: Defense
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2010-2015, Listed for Labor & Employment
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, Listed for Labor & Employment
 
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South Florida Business Journal 2004, Selected as "Heavy Hitter in Human Resources"
 
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The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Listed for Management, Labor & Employment
 
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Best of U.S., Selected as "Best of Class" for Employment Law
 
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Listed in "Leading American Attorneys"
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Jim has been a speaker at numerous Florida Bar and human resources events on a variety of Labor & Employment Law topics.
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Lex Mundi Global Labor and Employment Practice Group, Chair-Emeritus
 
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American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
 
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Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers and Labor and Employment Law Section, Member; Past Chairman of Labor and Employment Law Section, 1986-1987; Past Member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section, 1981-1996
 
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Labor & Employment Section of Florida Bar, Past Chair, 1986-1987
 

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James S. Bramnick

Practice
Labor & Employment
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1974; cum laude, University of Miami Law Review, Member, 1973-1974 and Digest Editor, 1974
B.S., University of Bridgeport, 1972; cum laude
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Florida
 
 
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