Robert C. Bramlette

Income Member

Bob concentrates his practice in the general corporate area, including commercial transactions, e-commerce, real estate, employment practices and insurance law. He represents various corporations and entrepreneurial clients.

Bob spent 17 years as an executive with Sears, Roebuck and Co. where he held several legal and management positions. While serving as Assistant General Counsel for Real Estate, he was involved in the Sears Tower mortgage restructuring, sale of the Homart regional mall portfolio, the development of the Hoffman Estates business park, development of a 1031 like kind exchange program, sales and purchases of real estate, and leasing transactions. He was also the Director of Corporate Communications where he was responsible for drafting speeches for the Chairman and designing communications programs for proxy contests, corporate restructurings and IPOs.

After leaving Sears, Bob was the chief legal officer and secretary of Leapnet, Inc., a NASDAQ listed e-business company where he was responsible for various legal and business issues including those involving the initial public offering; a stock repurchase program; agreements for the purchases, sale and leasing of corporate real estate; and the acquisition and sale of private companies. In addition, Bob handled various matters including SEC compliance, insider trading and fair disclosure policies; and e-commerce, software development and advertising contracts. He also managed employee issues including employment contracts and confidentiality agreements, employee stock option and stock purchase programs, EEOC claims and various boards of directors and investor relations communications.

DID YOU KNOW: I have been playing golf at Olympia Fields Country Club since?? (a very long time.)

  • Education:
    • J.D., Northwestern Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1974
    • B.B.A., University of Notre Dame (magna cum laude), Notre Dame, Indiana, 1971
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • Passed Illinois CPA Exam
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Member of the Alumni Finance Round Table Advisory Council, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
    • Trustee, Village of Flossmoor Public Library, 2007 – Present
    • Trustee, Village of Flossmoor Police Pension Fund, 2014 – Present
    • Olympia Fields Country Club Finance Committee member: 2016 – present
    • Past President, Infant Jesus of Prague Church Parish Council, 2007 – 2008
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • Forecast For 2018: Bankers’ Roundtable, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients and Willis Towers Watson, January 2018
    • Forecast For 2017: Bankers Roundtable:  Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients and Willis Towers Watson, November 2016
    •  Forecast For 2016: Bankers’ Roundtable, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients and Willis Insurance, October 2015
    • ABA Law Student Division, NAAC Finals, Judge, 2015 and 2017
    • Forecast For 2015: Bankers’ Roundtable, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients and Willis Insurance, November 2014
    • Forecast For 2014: Bankers’ Roundtable, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients and Willis Insurance, December 2013
    • Human Resources Boot Camp, Hammond Innovation Center, August 2013
    • What Business Entity Should I Choose To Start My Business?, St. Xavier’s Small Business Owners Education Series, October 2012
    • Corporations, Limited Liability Company, Partnership, Sole Proprietor … What’s The Best For My Business?, Hammond Innovation Center’s Smart Start Workshop Series, September 2011

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590