Briana Cummings

Briana Cummings

Litigator, Mediator, Outside General Counsel

Winchester
Massachusetts
Licensed in
CA, MA, NY
Columbia University School of Law

"Did a great job. Very professional, great listener and prompt responses. Would use again!"

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About
I defend businesses from patent trolls and other bad actors and litigate commercial, employment, & family matters through trial and appeal. A trained mediator and negotiator, I also help resolve disputes before they get to litigation.

As outside general counsel to technology and medical device companies, and in my work with myriad other companies, I negotiate high-stakes asset acquisitions and other major deals, and advise clients on contract management, regulatory compliance, choice of entity, financing arrangements, incentive plans, and business structuring. I also advise executives, employees, independent contractors, and
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"As a small creative business, I struggled to find an attorney that could help me with contracts. I reached out to Briana Cummings at Branch Legal and was so impressed by her knowledge and friendly manner. She helped me to understand the nuisances of contracts and how best to protect myself. Her fees are also very fair and accessible for small businesses just starting out! I highly recommend!"

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"Finding a quality attorney can be difficult, which is why I was so happy to find Branch Legal's website. After reading about their commitment to affordability and quality services, I didn't wait long to make an appointment with Ms. Cummings. She provided me with everything I needed to know up front and was easy to reach when I had questions. Her services are of the highest quality and reasonably priced. If you're on the fence about going with Branch Legal, take this as your sign to do it!"

Draft Prenuptial Agreement
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"Briana did an excellent job mediating my divorce. I was so fortunate to have found Ms. Cummings who handled our meetings in a fair, unemotional, safe way. I highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for mediation as a means to end a marriage."

Mediate Divorce
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"Did a great job. Very professional, great listener and prompt responses. Would use again!"

Draft Liability Release
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"I am so grateful to Briana for her professionalism and response time. She has been most helpful! Do not hesitate to contact her."

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"Brilliant! Briana was very easy to work with, rapidly delivering the work I needed. I would absolutely work with her again."

Negotiate Consulting Agreement
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Work History

Branch Legal LLC

Principal

Mar 2014 - Present

Provide outside general counsel services to software and medical device companies, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, advising on employment law matters, and directing litigation.

Mar 2014 - Present

New England Law | Boston

Legal Research & Writing Instructor

Aug 2017 - Jun 2018

Taught first-year law students legal research, legal writing, and oral advocacy.

Aug 2017 - Jun 2018

District Court of Massachusetts

Law Clerk

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Clerked for Judges Leo Sorokin and M. Paige Kelley on the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Justice First LLP

Social Justice Fellow

Oct 2012 - Feb 2014

Participated in civil rights and employment litigation as part of two-woman law firm, including drafting pleadings, conducting and defending depositions, writing motions, and participating in settlement discussions.

Oct 2012 - Feb 2014

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