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Attorney Teresa Ragatz

Teresa Ragatz

  • Founding Member

Biography

Teresa Ragatz, a founding member of Isicoff Ragatz, manages the Firm's appellate practice. 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 whistleblower, sexual harassment, age discrimination, gender discrimination, national origin discrimination and Fair Labor Standards Act cases. Ms. Ragatz has achieved Martindale Hubbell's AV® Preeminent 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

  • Florida, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Florida Atlantic University
    • M.Ed.
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Sir George Williams University
    • B.A.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Higher Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Appellate Proceedings
  • Whistleblower Rights

Honors

  • Martindale Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent Rating
  • Top Attorneys in South Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide
  • Florida Super Lawyers List

Professional Associations

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • YWCA of Miami-Dade County, Past President of the Board of Directors