Tiffany N. Bracewell defends corporations and individuals in high-risk civil litigation and criminal actions related to whistleblower complaints and allegations of fraud. She has extensive experience representing clients with regard to internal investigations, regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, and grand jury investigations. She excels in developing commonsense, efficient solutions for all phases of litigation.
Tiffany has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of civil and criminal matters, with a special focus on white collar crime. She frequently represents clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, and has advised clients facing claims of bribery, securities fraud, government contracting fraud and use of deceptive business practices.
Tiffany is experienced in many aspects of discovery and trial preparation, including factual investigation; document preservation, collection, review and production strategies; motion practice and oral argument; and preparing witnesses.
In her pro bono work, Tiffany has assisted with the filing of clemency and habeas petitions, including for a prisoner serving a life sentence whose case became the subject of the fourth season of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s award-winning “Breakdown” podcast.
Prior to joining the firm, Tiffany served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. She also completed two internships for the Honorable Amy M. Totenberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Tiffany earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, she was the business editor of the Georgia State University Law Review, a member of the Georgia State Moot Court Board, and a pupil of the Bleckley Inn of Court.
Representative Matters :
- Represented a utility under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for alleged fraud related to the estimated costs and expected in-service date of a first-of-a-kind asset, for which non-enforcement was recommended.
- Assisted a utility in resolving a tax dispute regarding deductions for research and experimental expenditures under Code section 174, securing $3.075 billion in allowable deductions.
- Successfully argued for re-pleading the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint against a director facing derivative liability for a defunct corporation’s alleged use of deceptive business practices.
Professional and Community Involvement :
- Atlanta Chapter, Women’s White Collar Defense Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Federal Bar Association
- Criminal Law and Litigation Sections, Atlanta Bar Association
Professional Experience :
- Judicial Clerk, Honorable J. Randal Hall, United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia
- Judicial Intern, Honorable Amy M. Totenberg, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2013
- Portfolio Specialist, SunTrust Bank, 2007-2009
- Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2014
- Wake Forest University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- Superior Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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