Robert J. Braverman

Principal & Managing Partner

About Robert

  • Bio
  • Bar Admissions
  • Education
  • Publications
  • Memberships

Over fifty years ago, my father, Ed Braverman, recognized that New York City co-ops and condominiums require an attorney who is well-versed in the myriad legal issues faced by boards and founded what is now Braverman Greenspun.  I am proud to have continued and further build upon his legacy.

Since joining the firm in 1993 and overseeing its exponential growth, my partner Scott Greenspun and I have maintained the basic principles on which the firm was founded—hardworking, innovative and compassionate counsel who provide the firm’s clients with an unparalleled level of service and commitment.

Having provided legal counsel to boards for over a quarter of a century, there is unlikely to be an issue that I have not encountered.  In fact, I view my in-depth knowledge of co-op and condominium law as just one of the things I bring to the table.  Equally important, is my understanding of how best to practically approach the legal issues faced by co-ops and condominiums.  I understand that while the legal issues are important, so too are the practical “real life” ramifications of a Board’s decisions. It is for this reason that the advice I give to my clients not only takes into account legal rights and obligations, but also the fact that people’s homes, communities and personal relationships are likely to be affected by the guidance I provide.  There is nothing more rewarding to me on a professional level than working with a client to attain a successful, cost effective outcome to a legal issue, no matter how big or small.

  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Hofstra University School of Law, 1991, J.D.,
    Real Property Law Journal
  • University of Michigan, 1988, B.A. with distinction
  • Defending Against Discrimination Claims: The Business Judgment Rule May Apply, The Cooperator, January 2007
  • Condominiums: A Primer to Ownership Interests, Habitat, March 2004
  • Board Issues: Voting Out Your Neighbor, Habitat, July/August 2002
  • Recent Rulings Create Uncertainty For Holders of Unsold Shares, New York Law Journal, November 1998
  • Association of the Bar, City of New York, Committee on Cooperative and Condominium Law
  • New York Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, 1994 – Present
  • New York Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section

Fun Facts

Rob serves on the Board of Directors of STRIDE Adaptive Sports, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides over 8,000 adaptive sport and recreation lessons each year to individuals with disabilities, focusing on youth and Wounded Warriors. STRIDE utilizes over 300 volunteer sport instructors; serves over 1,500 families; and offers programs in more than 17 different sports over 25 regional locations in the Northeastern US. Rob first got involved with STRIDE as a volunteer adaptive ski instructor teaching disabled children and veterans how to ski.
Rob couldn’t get away from legal parlance and named his sailboat “Motion Granted”.