Jeffrey’s practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactions. He has performed due diligence for multimillion dollar acquisitions around the country, including title and contract examination, and has drafted related sale, lease, and other agreements.
Jeffrey also enjoys assisting his individual clients with formation and operation of their businesses, acquiring or transferring real estate, and estate planning including wills, trusts, and business succession.
His experiences include litigating on a wide range of topics, on behalf of individual and corporate clients here in central Illinois, and assessing risk and negotiating contracts as an in-house attorney for a Fortune 500 technology company in Chicago.
Jeffrey and his family have lived in Champaign-Urbana since 2005.
Commercial Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Corporate law and formation
Grinnell College: B.A., International Relations, 2002
UIUC College of Law: Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2011
State of Illinois
Federal US District Court of the Central District of Illinois
Federal Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Illinois State Bar Association
Champaign County Bar Association
Boy Scouts of America
Seafaring Data Havens: Google’s Patented Pirate Ship. An analysis of how oceangoing data havens, such as Google was issued a US patent for in August 2008, will be affected by laws, conventions, and realpolitik forces, and addressing regulatory tools and pitfalls for such trans-national data piracy. 2010 U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol’y 359 (2010).
- Published by the University of Illinois Journal of Technology & Policy, and available at http://illinoisjltp.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Kramer.pdf
- As cited in: Private Anti-Piracy Navies: How Warships for Hire are Changing Maritime Security, 2013, on Amazon here; Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises, 2nd Edition, 2014, on Amazon here.