James E. Braza

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Location: Milwaukee

T: 414.225.1421

F: 414.278.3621

jbraza@dkattorneys.com


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Assistant: Paula Lee

T: 414.225.7521


Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction (2013-2019)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Litigation-Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2015, 2017)
  • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2014-2015)
  • M Magazine, Best Lawyers (2013)
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation (2010)
  • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2005)
  • Top 15 Construction Lawyers, The Daily Reporter (2006)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine - Construction Litigation (2005-2017)
  • Volunteer of the Year, Schroeder YMCA and Aquatic Center
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated

Education

  • J.D., Cornell University Law School (1981)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Marquette University (1978)

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Education

  • J.D., Cornell University Law School (1981)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Marquette University (1978)
  • Industry


    Recognitions

    • Best Lawyers® in America - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction (2013-2019)
    • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Litigation-Construction "Lawyer of the Year" (2015, 2017)
    • Best Lawyers® in America - Milwaukee, Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2014-2015)
    • M Magazine, Best Lawyers (2013)
    • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation (2010)
    • Leader in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal (2005)
    • Top 15 Construction Lawyers, The Daily Reporter (2006)
    • Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine - Construction Litigation (2005-2017)
    • Volunteer of the Year, Schroeder YMCA and Aquatic Center
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated

James E. Braza

Shareholder

Biography

Jim assists business and public entities in resolving, litigating and arbitrating complex commercial disputes. He routinely handles disputes involving construction projects, insurance coverage, lender liability, trade secret misappropriation, noncompetition agreements, commercial fraud and breach of contract or warranty. Jim also practices in alternative dispute resolution.

He works primarily for clients in the real estate development and construction industries, including owners, developers, contractors and design professionals. In addition, his clients include banks, manufacturers, distributors, private business of all kinds and public sector entities.

Representative Clients

  • Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District (Miller Park)
  • The Marcus Corporation
  • Grede Foundries, Inc.
  • Bemis Corporation
  • Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
  • Barr Engineering Co.

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