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Venessa Bragg


Elardo, Bragg & Rossi

VENESSA J. BRAGG graduated magna cum laude with honors from Arizona State University and the Barrett Honors College in May 2003. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Ms. Bragg studied abroad in France, as well as the United Kingdom and Ireland. She received her juris doctorate in only 2 ½ years from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in December 2007. She was nominated by her peers to be the law school graduation speaker. Her practice focuses on personal and commercial liability litigation, including automobile claims, premises liability, construction defect litigation, dram shop, bad faith, and professional malpractice. Ms. Bragg has handled numerous trials across the State of Arizona, as well as hundreds of depositions and arbitrations. Notably, Ms. Bragg collaborated with Mr. Elardo in the prosecution of a RICO fraud trial resulting in a $33 million dollar verdict on behalf of their corporate client. Ms. Bragg, along with Mr. Elardo, was a Top 10 Arizona Verdict Winner of 2008 and holds the 17th position in the decade’s top 100 verdicts. Ms. Bragg has also been involved in numerous cases in the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court including the reported decision of Newman v. Cornerstone. Ms. Bragg received her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University in 2007 and was the Pedrick Scholar. She is a member of several professional organizations including: Risk and Insurance Management Society; Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Arizona; American Bar Association; American Association for Justice and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. (2015)