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Celiza (Lisa) Bragança

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  • Securities Law, White Collar Crime, Business Law...
  • Illinois
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Marcus James Jackson
Marcus James Jackson April 5, 2023
Rating: 9 Lawyer Rating - 9 out of 10
She impressed me from our first conversation and every communication we have had since. My only complaint is she doesn’t practice here in California, where I practice, so I don’t have the opportunity to work with her as often as I like. View More
Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Other

Referral from law school classmate.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

Lisa Braganca and I handled different claims concurrently for the same client.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Late 2022 to early 2023.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Yes. Lisa knows her practice area extremely well and it showed in our numerous strategy discussions both with and without our mutual client being present. Her thoroughness in preparation and ability to clearly explain complex legal processes and likely outcomes left a strong impression on me and our client.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Her experience speaks volumes and with her expertise she could certainly author treatises on her areas of legal practice.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

Lisa definitely excels at devising legal strategy and advising on potential outcomes of different litigation tactics.

Communication Skills: Excellent

I enjoyed our strategy sessions conducted via videoconference where she was always well prepared and ready to articulate each point we needed to decide.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Given our representation of a mutual client in differing legal claims, Lisa influenced me and impressed me with her consideration of the overlapping ethical duties we shared.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
SEC compliance, SEC whistleblowing and securities fraud litigation.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Financial Literacy (handling client funds)
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Problem Solving
  • Trials
  • Use of Technology
Q. Please provide any additional comments about this lawyer
I definitely hope and look forward to working again with this esteemed colleague whom I am proud to call a friend.
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends