Born on August 18, 1942, in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Egerman is married to Dr. Lynn Egerman and has two children, Kim Nemoy and Lee Egerman, both attorneys practicing in Los Angeles County. He is the proud grandfather of five grandchildren, Will and Max Nemoy and Evan, Aidan and Sydney Egerman.
Mr. Egerman completed the four year course of study for a B.A. degree in 1963 at UCLA in three years. He completed the three year course of study at UCLA School of Law in two and a half years and received his Juris Doctorate in February, 1966. Mr. Egerman finished first in his graduating class at UCLA School of Law, was a Senior Editor of the UCLA Law Review, and was awarded the highest law school scholastic honor of Order of the Coif. Mr. Egerman is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court, Central District of California and all courts of the State of California.
Since his admission to practice law in 1966, Mr. Egerman has specialized in all aspects of real property law, land entitlements, estate planning, and complex business transactions, complex business litigation. During his legal career, he has participated as legal counsel in numerous multi-million dollar transactions and tried numerous complex civil litigation cases, several of which lasted many months. Over the past forty-seven years, he has also served as judge pro-tem in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Van Nuys and Encino Municipal Courts, as a referee under the appointment of the Honorable William Rea and as an arbitrator on numerous occasions in commercial, business, and attorneys' fee disputes. Mr. Egerman is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, a national publication of attorneys, which is the highest rating given for professional qualifications and ethics.
Mr. Egerman served as Mayor of the City of Beverly Hills in 2004-2005 and 2001-2002. He served two terms on the Beverly Hills City Council from March, 1997, through March, 2005. Prior to his election to the City Council, he served for seven years on the Public Works Commission of the City of Beverly Hills and had the distinction of being its first Chairperson. In 2007, he served as Co-Chair of the Mass Transit Committee of the City of Beverly Hills. Mr. Egerman was also elected to the Beverly Hills Board of Education and was its President in 1987. He has served on the legal committee of the Beverly Hills Unified School District, and as President and Chairman of the Board of the Beverly Hills Education Foundation. He is also a founding member of Beverly Hills Arrive Alive, Police and Community Together, and the Citizens' Emergency Response Training Program for the City of Beverly Hills. In addition to his regular legal practice, Mr. Egerman is a Board Member and on the Executive Committee of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, and is Vice President, a Board Member, and on the Executive Committee of the Jewish National Fund.
Representative clients include Oasis West Realty, LLC, owner of the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, Beverly Wilshire Owner, LP, developer of the MGM headquarters in Beverly Hills, United Talent Agency, Home Silk Shop, Inc. and LY Developers and Management, LLC. Mr. Egerman also served as Special Counsel to the City of Beverly Hills.
Born in Los Angeles in 1971. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 with a B.A. in American History with Cum Laude honors. Mr. Egerman was elected by the student body as one of twenty five at-large representatives in the University of Pennsylvania Student Government. While serving in student government, Mr. Egerman was Chairman of the Physical Plant Committee and Vice Chairman of the Safety Committee. Mr. Egerman also served as a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Penn Annual Giving and the U.J.A.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Egerman worked through Teach For America and then taught as a Second Grade Teacher at International Children's School, a private school designed to serve poorer communities. In this capacity he taught reading, math, science, social studies, and art, and organized the educational curriculum in conjunction with the school's administration. In addition, he was responsible for organizing and coaching the Pee Wee and Junior Basketball Leagues.
After teaching, Mr. Egerman attended the Columbia University School of Law and graduated in 1997. During law school, Mr. Egerman was a member of the Unemployment Action Committee and the Columbia Business Law Review. During his first summer, Mr. Egerman worked at the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office where his responsibilities included acting as a "second chair," reviewing police reports, recommending plea offers, assisting in voir dire, preparing witnesses for trial, and planning trial strategy. During law school, Mr. Egerman also worked at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. While working there, Mr. Egerman's responsibilities included trial preparation, legal research, interviewing and preparing police officers and witnesses for trial, and compiling and evaluating evidence.
During his second summer and after graduating law school, Mr. Egerman worked as an associate at Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro. While there, Mr. Egerman worked on a varied set of legal issues that included cases involving copyrights, trademarks, commercial litigation, real property, construction, contracts, and labor issues.
In September of 1998, Mr. Egerman began his employment at the law firm of Egerman & Brown, LLP. He now works at Egerman Law Group, LLP. His practice includes business transactional work, litigation, real estate, estate planning (wills and trusts) and corporate formation, governance and strategy.