Tara R. Zurawski

Tara R. Zurawski

  • Of Counsel
  • Washington, DC
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Tara is a litigator with experience in high-stakes and complex commercial litigation. She understands that clients need a lawyer that truly understands their business and approaches litigation in a strategic, efficient, and cost-effective way. Tara also counsels clients on business matters before they become a legal dispute as she seeks to prevent costly litigation for clients. She focuses her practice on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on corporate, antitrust, intellectual property, employment, government regulatory matters, and internal corporate investigations. She has significant trial, appellate, and case management experience, with expertise in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Prior to joining Hausfeld, Tara served as the Trial Section Chief for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Office of the Attorney General, overseeing the Civil Litigation, Employment, and Worker’s Compensation Units. She was responsible for all civil litigation involving the Commonwealth, its agencies, divisions, institutions, or employees as litigants and also served as legal counsel to Virginia judges and the Virginia State Bar. Tara’s role as the Trial Section Chief provides her with a unique perspective in handling matters under scrutiny by and against state authorities.

Tara previously worked at Jones Day, representing major corporations in a variety of industries and jurisdictions. She was the go-to for fast-moving and high-stakes litigation. She also obtained successful results in a variety of business disputes, including several high-profile patent and trademark infringement lawsuits, shareholder derivative actions, and corporate criminal investigations.


Tara’s clients are as diverse as the challenges they face, coming from a variety of business, government, and non-profit backgrounds, ranging in size, from small businesses to multi-national corporations, and experience from start-up to long-standing operations.

Included among Tara’s clients are businesses coming from the following areas: Hospitality, Construction, Transportation, Health Care, Non-Profit/Public Service, Banking/Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Products, Medical Devices, Telecommunications, Defense, Technology, Nonprofit Services, Retail, and Entertainment & Media.