Tamara’s practice focuses on antitrust, consumer protection, and civil and human rights.
Before joining the firm, Tamara served as a federal Law Clerk to the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle in the District of New Jersey during his tenure as Chief Judge. Tamara also worked in a federal criminal defense practice, primarily defending individuals accused of complex white-collar crimes. Prior to law school, Tamara worked in international development, leading gender empowerment and good governance workshops in Kenya and South Africa.
Tamara has represented a wide range of clients, including cancer patients and other end payors of generic pharmaceuticals, non-profit organizations, pediatricians, bank customers, and hospitals.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2016
Emory University, 2012
University of Cape Town, 2010
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Co-Founder and Volunteer Coordinator of a Philly-based nonprofit that helps low-income women obtain abortions and provides those coming from out-of-town with transportation and housing.
Pro Bono Supervising Attorney, Supervision to Aid Reentry ("STAR") Program. Tamara was recognized in 2019 by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for her valuable contributions to the program.
While in law school, Tamara was a Toll Public Interest Scholar, and was the leader of countless student-led pro bono projects, including the Pardon Project, which worked to address the collateral consequences of criminal convictions by guiding clients through the pardon application process.
- "Changing Inequitable Gender Norms In South Africa: A man’s role in the feminization of AIDS," Emory Undergraduate Research Journal (2012)
WHAT OTHERS SAY
- Rising Star, Antitrust Litigation in Philadelphia since 2019
- Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation: an honor received by Tamara and the firm's Philadelphia office in 2019.
- Recognized Community Partner Award: an honor given by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for her valuable contributions to the Supervision to Aid Reentry Program (STAR) program in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2019.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School Pro Bono Distinction in 2016.