George Braun has been practicing agri-business and corporate law for over three decades, with expertise in areas such as compliance with state and federal agricultural programs, land use/real estate issues affecting agriculture, and specialized litigation related to agri-business.
He has extensive expertise in food safety, both production and service operations, as well as pest control defense and litigation. A member of the American Farm Bureau, California Agricultural Production Consultants Association and American Pest Control Operators of California, his expertise is widely sought-after by clients.
Early Life and Education
George Braun was born in Warren, Ohio and raised in Cortland. On February 26th 2023 he passed away.
Braun’s fascination with space led him to pursue a career in aerospace engineering. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he worked for various companies within the sector.
His military service also played a significant role in his life. He served in the US Marine Corps and later as a pilot for commercial flight.
Von Braun’s passion for space helped him overcome the hardships of war and other difficulties. Through his commitment, he achieved his ambition of placing humans on the moon.
George Braun is an internationally-recognized expert on employee benefits and compensation who has penned numerous articles for the trade press. Additionally, he assisted clients create creative retirement plans such as defined benefit pensions and 401(k) plans.
He provided executive compensation programs, such as stock options, restricted stock, phantom stock and special deferred compensation arrangements. Furthermore, he advised clients on the tax implications of these plans.
He enjoys spending his free time at his law firm, mountain biking and kiteboarding. Additionally, he volunteers with The Machinist’s volunteer program.
Achievements and Honors
Braun was an accomplished engineer, with many notable accomplishments. He assisted the launch of the first satellite into space, oversaw NASA’s development of the V-2 ballistic missile and had a pivotal role in developing the Apollo program.
He was an early cartographer and produced the Civitates Terrarum, widely regarded and influential map book that is similar to Abraham Ortelius’ Theatrum orbis terrarum; it remains one of Europe’s most important early maps today.
George Braun has earned numerous accolades and honors throughout his career, in addition to receiving numerous prestigious scholarships and grants throughout life.
George Braun lived a life full of adventure and passion. From fighting fires to spending quality time with his family, he never shied away from hard work or risk.
He served the Grand Rapids Fire Department for 37 years, fighting cancer four times during that time. Additionally, he enjoyed boxing and listening to big band and symphony music.
George Braun was born in Bakersfield, California on January 14, 1961 and received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona before earning his Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law/University of San Diego. Admitted to both California and US bars since 1989, George Braun has been practicing law ever since.
Scooter Braun is an acclaimed investor, entrepreneur, talent manager and record label owner renowned for his discovery of Justin Bieber and management of more than 20 other music stars.
The American businessman and philanthropist is estimated to have a net worth of $400 million. He serves as CEO for several companies, including Ithaca Holdings LLC.
He is also a philanthropist who supports charities like F*ck Cancer, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Pencils of Promise. For his efforts he was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the Billboard Touring Awards.
He is married to Yael Cohen, a health activist and philanthropist from Canada. They have three children together.