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Mr. Irwin R. Kramer Esquire

Mr. Irwin R. Kramer Esquire

AV-Rated Maryland Trial Attoney
  • Insurance Defense, Intellectual Property, Legal Malpractice ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Highly regarded for his preparation and persistence, Irwin Kramer has served as lead counsel on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, insurance carriers, and businesses throughout the world in complex civil lawsuits, commercial and real estate cases, intellectual property and media law, class action lawsuits, serious personal injury, professional liability and business disputes. Representing Maryland legislators challenging the constitutionality of the largest tax increase in state history, Mr. Kramer made headlines when his investigation revealed a conspiracy to forge and to falsify legislative records during the Special Session of 2007.

Profiled in Who's Who in America and in A.M. Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, this former law professor has taught at some of the most prestigious law schools in the nation, and continues to publish and to lecture nationally on trial advocacy and legal ethics. Honored by the Maryland Bar Foundation with its Award for Legal Excellence in The Advancement of Public Understanding of the Law, Mr. Kramer founded The Legal Television Network, where he produced features designed to enhance public access to legal information.

The Daily Record recognized Mr. Kramer as an Innovator of the Year in 2014 for his unique approach to public outreach, which includes hosting legal programs on C-SPAN and regular appearances as a television legal analyst, and honored him for his Leadership in Law in 2018. In 2016, the Governor appointed him to serve on the Public Broadcasting Commission which oversees the operations of Maryland Public Television. In 2019, Maryland's highest court appointed Mr. Kramer to serve with prominent judges, legislators and attorneys as a member of its Standing Committee on Rules of Practice & Procedure.

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
    For personal injury cases and other matters which the firm evaluates for possible contingency fee representation. We also offer low cost consultations via telephone and in person.
  • Contingent Fees
    Where appropriate, the firm may assume representation on a contingency basis.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    To Be Supplied to Clients Prior to Retaining the Firm and on the basis of the specific case information.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Professional Experience
Executive Producer
LTVN | Legal Television
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Mr. Kramer's experience as an advocate also feeds a passion for making the law more accessible to the public at large. Combining more than two decades of trial experience in high-profile cases with 13 years of on-air television experience, Irwin Kramer formed The Legal Television Network. Under the CLIENTELEVISION® brand, LTVN produced a variety of innovative features for syndication via cable, satellite, broadband, video on demand, and traditional broadcast media. Understanding the needs of professionals to market their services, Irwin works with accountants, lawyers, financial planners, real estate agents, insurance agents and a wide range of other professional services providers to enhance online marketing efforts with CLIENTELEVISION®.
Managing Partner
Kramer & Connolly
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Ranked in the top 3% of U.S. litigation attorneys, Mr. Kramer and his team of AV-rated trial lawyers handle lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the nation. With millions of dollars at risk, Kramer & Connolly represents Fortune 500 companies, insurance carriers, policyholders, consumers and businesses throughout the world in significant insurance claims, real estate and business disputes, commercial cases, wrongful death and probate litigation. Recommended by A.M. Best for expertise in civil litigation, insurance and negligence cases, Kramer & Connolly protects clients inside and outside of the courtroom with expert legal counsel, uncompromising standards of advocacy, and prompt legal consultations.
Columbia University
LL.M. (1989) | Law
Publication Areas: Intellectual Property/Media Law, Constitutional Litigation, Privacy Rights
Honors: Letter of Commendation [Highest Grade, Conflict of Laws]
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University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law
Honors: ? With Honor ? Order of the Coif [Top 10% of Class] ? National Moot Court Team, 1986-1987 ? Best Oralist, Maryland Moot Court Competition, 1986 ? Best Brief, Maryland Moot Court Competition, 1986 ? Two American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure & Family Law, 1984-1985
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Towson University
B.A. (1984) | Psychology
Honors: Summa Cum Laude 4.0 GPA
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Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland State Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Kramer & Connolly
Legal Ethics Practice
The Lawyer's Lawyer
Contact & Map
Kramer & Connolly
465 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Telephone: (410) 581-0070