Mr. Cramer is a member of the Firm’s litigation practice group, where he represents clients in complex business disputes, including antitrust and competition issues, insurance coverage questions, real estate litigation, contract cases and business torts. Mr. Cramer has represented clients in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in numerous mediations and judicial settlement conferences. Mr. Cramer’s antitrust experience includes serving in the Honors Program as a trial attorney in the Department of Justice Antitrust Division. He now represents clients in both defending and prosecuting antitrust and competition-related claims. Mr. Cramer also has extensive expertise representing both policyholders and insurers in insurance coverage disputes. He serves as counsel to the Firm’s business clients with regard to issues of insurance coverage and litigation and also represents the largest medical professional liability insurer in Tennessee on coverage issues throughout the Mid-South. In addition to antitrust and insurance coverage matters, Mr. Cramer has represented an array of clients in real estate related litigation. Mr. Cramer has also represented clients in complex commercial litigation, including cases involving trade secret misappropriation, RICO, product liability, covenants-not-to-compete, breach of contract, business torts and the Federal False Claims Act.
Mr. Cramer graduated with a 4.0 from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served as senior articles editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and was a John Wade Scholar and Order of the Coif. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond, where he received the University’s top award, the Mace Award and was selected out of a nationwide applicant pool for the USA Today All-Academic Team. A Rhodes Scholar finalist, Mr. Cramer is the author of two books – “Deep Environmental Politics” and “Rethinking Environmental Protection” – as well as “Constructing Alternative Avenues of Jurisdictional Protection: Bypassing Burnham's Roadblock Via 1404(a),” published in the Vanderbilt Law Review. After law school, Mr. Cramer served as law clerk to the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, from 2000 to 2001.