Jeffrey Bramson is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where his practice focuses on transactional liability for the Firm’s private equity clients, products liability, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation. His pro bono work focuses on health policy and on animal rights advocacy. Prior to law school, Jeffrey worked as a statistical analyst at Harvard Medical School.


Thought Leadership


Chapter 11: Regulation of Long-Term Care in the United States, in Regulating Long-Term Care Quality: An International Comparison, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, Book (2014) (co-authored).

Chapter 8: Long-Term Care Quality Assurance in the United States, in A Good Life in Old Age? Monitoring and Improving Quality in Long-Term Care, OECD / EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Book (2013) (co-authored).

Nursing Home Ownership Trends and their Impact on Quality of Care: A Study Using Detailed Ownership Data from Texas, 25(1) J. AGING & SOC. POL., 30–47, Article (2013) (co-authored).

Hospice Care in the Nursing Home Setting: A Review of the Literature, 38(3) J. PAIN & SYMPTOM MGMT., 440–451, Article (2009).

State Initiatives to Integrate the Medicare and Medicaid Programs for Dually Eligible Beneficiaries, 34(3) GENERATIONS, 54–60, Article (2008) (co-authored).

Modeling the Bound Conformation of Pemphigus Vulgaris-Associated Peptides to MHC Class II DR and DQ Alleles, 2(1) IMMUNOME RESEARCH, Article (2006) (co-authored).


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2012
  • Harvard UniversityB.A., Economics & Health Policycum laude2008
    Phi Beta Kappa