Fab Planet Summit 2016 speaker: Tamara Zakim
Tamara Zakim is an associate attorney with Earthjustice, the nation’s largest nonprofit environmental law firm. A member of Earthjustice’s California regional office, Tamara enforces and defends environmental laws in federal and state courts, pro bono, on behalf of environmental organizations, community groups and other nonprofit clients. Tamara litigates to protect public lands, water and wildlife, defend impacted communities from industry pollution, advance clean energy, and combat climate change.
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, Tamara was an attorney with a national law firm in its New York City and San Francisco offices.
Tamara is a board member and former 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.