Barraza, Adam

Adam Barraza

Senior Associate
Debra Weber


Attorney Barraza is a senior associate attorney and member of Axley’s Litigation Practice Group focusing on civil and commercial litigation. He represents individuals as well as small and large businesses in connection with matters including construction claims and disputes, breach of contract, and business torts. Attorney Barraza also uses his litigation background to draft and negotiate contracts, with an eye towards avoiding disputes and litigation down the road.

Prior to joining Axley, Attorney Barraza practiced at a well-respected firm in Milwaukee, WI, where he largely defended workers’ compensation claims. His practice involved conducting discovery, negotiating and drafting settlement agreements, and representing clients’ interests at settlement conferences and mediations.

Attorney Barraza graduated from Marquette University Law School, where he was the Managing Editor for Volume 102 of the Marquette Law Review. Attorney Barraza also served as a research assistant for Dean Nadelle Grossman for two years, helping her with various tasks related to publishing Contracts in Context: From Transaction to Litigation, a textbook written by Dean Grossman and Professor Eric Zacks at Wayne State University. He was an Academic Success Program Leader for Contracts and Civil Procedure, an inductee in the Pro Bono Society, and an Entertainment Law Society member.

In his free time, Attorney Barraza enjoys playing the drums (formerly professionally, but currently as a hobby), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, kickboxing, MMA, and archery.


J.D., Marquette University Law School
B.S., University of Colorado – Denver