Tara Jensen represents individuals in litigation and negotiation of a wide range of employment and civil rights matters involving discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower, sexual harassment and assault, and medical malpractice.
With over 15 years of employment law experience, Tara recognizes that discrimination takes many forms and is often quite subtle. She is creative in her approach to advocacy and is accustomed to navigating highly complex employment matters.
Tara began her practice in New York where she worked as a litigation partner and attorney for two reputable labor and employment firms. She represented labor unions and individual employees in all areas of labor and workplace disputes, including discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour violations. She is a skilled litigator with experience practicing before state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative agencies, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Before entering private practice, Tara served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and a Civil Rights Litigation Fellow at Bernabei & Wachtel, a civil rights firm in Washington, D.C.
Tara graduated from the City University of New York School of Law where she won brief-writing and oral argument awards in moot court competitions. During law school, she interned at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Center for Constitutional Rights. Tara graduated summa cum laude from the University of St. Thomas with a bachelor’s degree in Peace and Justice Studies, and Communications.Back to the team