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Tamara’s real estate practice focuses on joint ventures and real estate investment trusts. She has more than a decade of broad, transactional experience developed in large, global firms and legal boutiques. She has spent over six years advising clients on tax and real estate transactional matters and assisted private equity firms, real estate funds, real estate investment trusts and other clients with fund formations, mergers and acquisitions and securities transactions. Tamara also has experience providing external general counsel services for a public company in the healthcare industry and private, emerging SaaS companies in ordinary course events.

*Tamara is only licensed to practice in Illinois

Other Info About Tamara


Legal Work Highlights

Represented a private equity and hedge fund manager in its $600 million initial public offering utilizing a complex partnership structure.

Represented a real estate investment trust in its $1 billion initial public offering.

Supported the execution of tax-efficient structures and transactions for a foreign-owned real estate investment trust.

Represented fund sponsors in the formation of $400 million and $1 billion international real estate investment funds and $250 million real estate, energy, and timber fund-of-funds.

Represented hotel owners and operators in the sale, acquisition, development, financing, ownership, and management of hotel and resort properties.

Represented a Chicago developer in the financing and development of a student housing facility.

Represented a public company operating in the healthcare industry and private, emerging SaaS companies in ordinary course events including the development of a form library and standard playbook, and privacy and HIPAA compliance matters.


Law School

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2002 cum laude

Order of the Coif

Undergraduate School

Cornell University, B.A., Biological Sciences, 1998

Bar Memberships

Tamara is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Illinois, 2002

Major Publications

Tamara is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Co-author of “Selected U.S. In-Bound Real Estate Investments Issues: Strategies and Structures,” Probate & Property, November/December 2005