Phone: (619) 232-1400
Fax: (619) 232-2541
E-mail: william.bramley@bramleylaw.com

Area of Practice: Real estate transactional; real estate, commercial and business civil litigation; bankruptcy and major loan work-out.

Education: Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland (1969); Juris Doctorate, University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California (1976).

Admissions to Courts: U.S. Federal District Courts for the Southern and Central District of California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court; all California State Courts.

Prior Occupations: United States Naval Officer (1969-1974).

Memberships: American Bar Association; State Bar of California; San Diego Bar Association.

Other Affiliations: President of Board of Directors, Los Ninos, Inc. from 1985 to present (international community development, food security and micro-credit programs); former Chairman of Board of Governors, Volunteers In Parole, Inc., (San Francisco, California)

Lecturer; Mediation: Lecturer, Bankruptcy Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association; Civil Litigation Section of the San Diego County Bar Association; Presenter, Judicial Administration Division Appellate Judges Conference for American Bar Association; Mediator of United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California.

Other Distinctions: Voted as one of Ten Best Real Estate Attorneys In San Diego, San Diego Daily Transcript (2005); San Diego County Bar Association Outstanding Community Service Award (1989); State Bar of California Volunteers In Parole Award (1976-1992).

Representative Clients: Bank of America, N.A., Nokia, Inc., Northern Trust Bank of California N.A., California Medical Association, Inc., Janez Properties, Inc.; others available upon request.

Major Representations:
    Martinez v. State of California, 444 U.S. 277 (1979);
    In re Wind Power Systems, Inc., 841 F.2d 288 (9th Cir. 1988);
    In re: Greater Southern California Health Plans, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.Cal.) (principal responsible attorney representing
         Official Unsecured Creditors Committee in approx distribution of $32,000,000 to creditors);
    The One Harbor Drive Homeowners Association, aka The Harbor Club Homeowners Association, et al. v. The Harbor Drive
         Venture; et al., San Diego County Superior Court Case No. GIC 767787 ($20M+ recovery for water intrusion and
         structure defects in twin 43-story towers);
    In re Kona Kai Resort Associates, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Case No. 90-10442-B11 (principal attorney representing Debtor
         in Possession of Kona Kai Resorts Associates, then owner of one of the principal hotel resorts along the San Diego harbor
         front, together with restaurant, and marina facilities);
    • Representation of numerous other Chapter 11 debtors, Official Unsecured Creditors Committees, and creditors;
    • Representation of Nokia, Inc. in construction of 190,000 and 135,000 square foot office and research buildings.

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