Nick Bravin

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Nick Bravin
Personal information
Birth name Eric Oliver Bravin
Born (1971-05-28) May 28, 1971 (age 45)
New York, New York, United States
Sport Fencing
Coached by Zoran Tulum[1]

Eric Oliver "Nick" Bravin (born May 28, 1971) is an American fencer and lawyer. He competed in the foil events at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics.[2][3] He was featured in the cover story of the May 1996 issue of Vanity Fair magazine.[1]

Bravin continued on to a legal career, graduating from Columbia Law School in 1998. As of February 2013, he is an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at New York University School of Law. He has practiced in every level of federal and state court, as well as in mediations, arbitrations, and internal investigations. His work has focused on criminal matters, including representation of the individual initially named as "a person of interest" in the anthrax mailings of 2001. Bravin is of counsel to the Ellsworth Law Firm where he works primarily on criminal and appellate cases. Bravin has also taught Separation of Powers Law at U.C. Berkeley's School of Law and Constitutional Law at the University of California's Washington Program. He writes on legal and non-legal issues, and his work has appeared in Foreign Policy magazine, Slate, and the Huffington Post.[4]


  1. ^ a b Halberstam, David (May 1996). "Anatomy of a Champion". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2015-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Nick Bravin Olympic Results". Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  3. ^ Glick, Shav (1992-07-16). "A Foil to His Foes : Fencer Nick Bravin Intimidates, Attacks, Offends--and Wins". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-05-02. 
  4. ^ "New York University School of Law Faculty Biography". Retrieved 2013-02-24.