Teresa Ragatz

Ragatz@irlaw.com

Teresa Ragatz manages the firm’s appellate practice and her litigation practice is concentrated in the areas of complex commercial litigation and employment litigation. In the employment arena, Ms. Ragatz has successfully represented clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in whistle blower, sexual harassment, age discrimination, gender discrimination, national origin discrimination and Fair Labor Standards Act cases. Ms. Ragatz has achieved Martindale Hubbell’s AV ® rating, the highest ranking an attorney can achieve, and has been named one of top attorneys in South Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide. In addition, Ms. Ragatz has been selected for inclusion on the Florida Super Lawyers list.

Ms. Ragatz is actively involved in the community and served as President of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Miami-Dade County.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Trial Bar, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Appellate proceedings

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, in 1985
  • Florida Atlantic University, M.Ed.
  • Sir George Williams University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, B.A.