Tamara joined Klein Landau & Edelman while attending Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Prior to law school, Tamara worked for years in the non-profit sector at organizations ranging from The National Organization for Women to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts. Most recently, Tamara worked at The Victim Rights Law Center in Boston, where she drafted motions, researched case law, and communicated essential status updates to clients with pending cases. While working in development at the ACLU, Tamara coordinated quarterly fundraising events for attorneys in the Boston area, assisted the Board of Directors in their strategic fundraising goals, and conducted outreach to current and potential donors. As a Teen Engagement Specialist at the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, Tamara created and implemented a multi-year outreach and engagement strategy for parents of teenagers.
She is committed to helping laterals and law firms find placements that are long-lasting, mutually beneficial, and professionally and personally enriching. She also aspires to assist clients to enhance the diversity of their organizations and achieve the goals of the Mansfield Rule.
Tamara graduated from The American University with a degree in Political Science and a certificate in Women, Public Policy, and Political Leadership. As a law student, Tamara is heavily involved in the Suffolk Law community. She is the Treasurer of the Lawyering for Reproductive Justice club, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Representative for the Women’s Law Association, a Member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society and National Lawyers Guild, a Marshall Brennan Constitutional Law Fellow, and a Trustee Academic Scholarship Recipient.