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  • Commercial Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Proceedings
  • Contract and Business Dispute
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Partnership
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Florida, 1993
  • Rhode Island, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2005
  • The Florida Bar, Member, 1993 to Present
  • The Florida Bar, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, Member, 2010 to 2016
  • The Rhode Island Bar Association, 1996 to Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1997 to Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Business Litigation CLE Committee Member, 2016 to Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Circuit Civil Practice Committee Member, 2016 to Present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Member, 2005 to 2016
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Membership Committee Member, 2010 - 2013; 2015 - 2016
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1997 to 2000
  • Florida Justice Association, Member, 2003 to 2015
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association, Member, 2003 to Present
  • Florida Lawyers Network, 2014 to Present
  • Florida Lawyers Network, President, 2017 to 2019
  • Florida Lawyers Network, Events Director, 2016 to 2017

Ray Kramer concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation matters for plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court, and in alternative dispute proceedings such as arbitration and mediation. Ray has extensive trial experience, including his experience as a courts-martial prosecutor in the U.S. Army JAG Corps. Ray‘s practice is focused in the areas of contract and business dispute, real estate, corporate and partnership, and trusts and estates litigation.

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 05/1993
  • Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S.F.S. - 05/1990
    • Honors: ROTC Four-Year Full Scholarship
    • Honors: Distinguished Military Student Award
    • Honors: Distinguished Military Graduate
    • Major: International Economics, Specialization in International Business, Finance and Commerce
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2018, 2020
  • Palm Beach Illustrated's Top Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2018, 2019
  • South Florida Top Rated Lawyers, ALA Media, 2019
  • District Award of Merit, Lighthouse District, Boy Scouts of America, 2016
  • James E. West Award, Trade Winds District, Boy Scouts of America, 2011
  • Tiger Den Leader Award, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, 2009
  • Cubmaster Award, Cubmaster, Boy Scouts of America, 2011
  • Unit Leader Award of Merit, Cubmaster, Boy Scouts of America, 2012
  • Cub Scouter Award, Cubmaster, Boy Scouts of America, 2013
  • Scouter's Training Award, Boy Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, 2016
  • Scouter's Key Award, 2020
  • CLE Presentation: "Updates in Rules of Judicial Administration," Florida Lawyers Retreat, April 2019
  • CLE Presentation: “Ethics: The Attorney-Client Privilege and Client Confidentiality,” Florida Lawyers Network, April 2018
  • CLE Presentation: “Mediating Business Cases: Strategies, Analysis and Advice from the Experts,” Business Litigation CLE Committee, December, 2017
  • CLE Presentation: “ESI – Issues in Commercial Litigation,” Florida Lawyers Network, July 2017
  • CLE Presentation: “Jury Contact and Social Media – Ethics Issues,” Florida Lawyers Network, April 2017
  • CLE Presentation: “Voir Dire in Commercial Litigation,” Florida Lawyers Network, September 2014
  • “Re-examining the Presumption in Favor of Arbitration in Complex Commercial Cases,” (Co-Author), 84 Florida Bar Journal 8, March, 2010
  • "Is Expert Testimony Really Needed in Attorneys' Fees Litigation?" (Co-Author), 77 FLA. B.J. 38, January, 2003
  • Seventh Survey of White Collar Crime – Attorney-client Privilege, American Criminal Law Review, 1992
  • Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Board of Directors, 2006 to 2017
  • Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Finance Committee, Member, 2006 to 2008
  • Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Audit Committee, Member, 2009 to 2017
  • Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Audit Committee, Chairman, 2014 to 2017
  • Young Friends of the Norton, 2000 to 2015
  • Palm Beach Civic Association, 2001 to Present
  • Palm Beach Civic Association, Code Enforcement Task Force, 2001 to 2002
  • Georgetown Club of Palm Beach, Board of Directors, Member, 1999 to Present
  • Georgetown Club of Palm Beach, President, 2001 to 2004
  • Georgetown Club of Palm Beach, Vice President, 2017 to Present
  • Georgetown Club of Palm Beach, Secretary, 1999 to 2001
  • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, Board Member, 2011 to Present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, Vice President – District Operations, 2013 to 2014
  • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, Vice President – Endowment, 2015 to Present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, Executive Committee Member, 2013 to Present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Trade Winds District, Board Member, 2011 to 2013
  • Boy Scouts of America, Trade Winds District, District Chairman, 2011 to 2013
  • Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts, Adult Leader, 2008 to 2013
  • Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts, Tiger Den Leader, 2008 to 2009
  • Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts, Cubmaster, 2009 to 2013
  • Boy Scouts of America, Committee Member, 2010 to 2013
  • Boy Scouts of America, Assistant Scoutmaster, 2013 to 2014
  • Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster, 2014 to Present
  • Kramer McGuire, LLC, West Palm Beach, Florida, CEO and President, 2000 to 2001
  • Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A., West Palm Beach, Florida, Associate, 1997 to 2000
  • United States Army, Fort Hood, Texas, Captain, Judge Advocate General's Corps., 1994 to 1997
  • U.S. Army JAG Corps, Courts-Martial Prosecutor