Tamara Zakim is an associate attorney with the California regional office.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College in 2003, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2010.
Prior to joining Earthjustice in 2014, Tamara was an attorney with a national law firm in its New York City and San Francisco offices. Before law school, she worked for Defenders of Wildlife in Washington, D.C. and played professional basketball in northern Europe.
Tamara is a board member and co-chair of Pride Law Fund, a non-profit that provides funding to new leaders and civil rights lawyers in the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities. She lives in Oakland, California.
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