Benjamin Brafman Bio, Wiki
Benjamin Brafman is an American criminal defense lawyer. He is also the founder of the Manhattan-based firm Brafman & Associates, P.C. Brafman is famous for representing many high-profile defendants, including celebrities, accused Mafia members, and political figures. He is a former Assistant District Attorney in the Rackets Bureau of the NY County District Attorney’s Office.
Brafman has represented a wide range of high-profile celebrities, such as Plaxico Burress, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Peter Gatien, Michael Jackson, Harvey Weinstein, and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs among others.
Benjamin Brafman Age
He was born on July 21, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Brafman is 72 years old.
Benjamin Brafman Height
He is a man of short stature. Brafman stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx. 1.6 m).
Benjamin Brafman Family
Brafman was born and grew up in Brooklyn and Belle Harbor, Queens, to Holocaust survivors. His family fled from Europe to Cuba on their way to the United States just before World War II. Brafman’s older brother, Aaron, was an Orthodox rabbi in Far Rockaway, Queens. He is also a practicing Orthodox Jew.
Benjamin Brafman Wife
Brafman married his wife, Lynda, who is a librarian. They lived in a “cramped Forest Hills apartment” early in their marriage and, by 1998, lived in an “enormous Long Island brick mansion.” Together, Brafman and Lynda have two children, Jennifer and David, and a number of grandchildren.
Benjamin Brafman Education
He attended Yeshiva High School. After, Brafman took night classes at Brooklyn College, majoring in anthropology, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He earned his Juris Doctor with distinction from Ohio Northern University College of Law. Brafman also earned an LL.M. from New York University School of Law. In May 2014, he was awarded an honorary degree by Ohio Northern University College of Law. For about 4 years, Brafman served as the Assistant District Attorney in Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan D.A.’s office.
Benjamin Brafman Lawyer
After graduating from law school, admitted to the New York State Bar in 1975, Brafman served for a criminal defense firm for two years, then he became an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Brafman started his own law firm in Manhattan in 1980. Не іѕ famous fоr bіg саѕеѕ thаt hе hаѕ hаndlеd. Brafman hаѕ rерrеѕеntеd mаnу bіg сlіеntѕ such as Јасоb Аrаbо, Місhаеl Јасkѕоn, Саrl Кrugеr, Маrеll Ѕсоtt, Јау Соhеn, Dіnеѕh D’Ѕоuzа, Маrtіn Ѕhkrеlі among others.
He wаѕ аlѕо thе аttоrnеу оf thе fаmоuѕ ѕіngеr, Р. Dіddу іn 1999 whеn hе wаѕ сhаrgеd fоr thе роѕѕеѕѕіоn оf іllеgаl wеароnѕ. Brafman wаѕ аlѕо thе аttоrnеу оf Наrvеу Wеіnѕtеіn whеn hе wаѕ сhаrgеd fоr аll thе ѕехuаl аllеgаtіоnѕ. Brafman hаѕ wоn thе fіrѕt-еvеr Сlаrеnсе Dаrrоw Аwаrd fоr bеіng thе Dіѕtіnguіѕhеd Рrасtіtіоnеr. He wаѕ аwаrdеd thіѕ bу thе Nеw Yоrk Ѕtаtе Аѕѕосіаtіоn оf Сrіmіnаl Dеfеnсе Lаwуеrѕ. Rесеntlу, thе Роlісе Аthlеtіс Lеаguе аwаrdеd Brafman thе Rоbеrt М. Моrgеnthаu Аwаrd.
Benjamin Brafman Law Firm
Brafman is the principal and founder of an eight-lawyer firm, Brafman & Associates, P.C., which is located in Manhattan. Brafman & Associates was launched in 1980 which specializes in criminal defense.
Benjamin Brafman Hourly Rate | Cost
Brafman’s law firm is thought to bill more than $1,000 per hour.
Benjamin Brafman Net Worth
He has served as a lawyer for many years and owns his law firm. There is no doubt therefore, he has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Brafman’s estimated net worth is $ 5 million.