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Bruce E. Trauner




Tel: 212-277-5842

Bruce Trauner

Bruce E. Trauner joined the firm as an associate in 1972, became a partner in 1976 and became counsel to the firm in 2014. His practice is trusts and estates, concentrating on estate planning and estate and trust administration. He also represents clients in the purchase and sale of residential real estate.


Prior to joining the firm, he served in the United States Army for two years after graduation from Columbia Law School. While serving as a captain in Vietnam, he was Courts and Boards Officer (legal advisor) to a Major Command. After leaving the army and before joining the firm, he practiced securities law.





Columbia Law School, LLB 1965, Cum Laude

(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 1963-1965)


University of Virginia (B.A., 1962)


Bronx High School of Science 1958




Corporate & Commercial 

Estate Planning & Administration

Real Estate

Bar Admissions 

New York


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