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Tamara Seelman

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(303) 200-6885
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Denver
555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


Education

J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1997

M.B.A., University of Denver Daniels College of Business, 1998

B.A., Political Science, Oregon State University, 1992

Tamara Seelman is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group and is co-chair of the Securities Litigation practice group. She is also a member of the firm’s Energy practice group. Her practice focuses on resolving complex commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on securities litigation and intellectual property litigation. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, and arbitrations. In addition to practicing law, since 2009, Mrs. Seelman has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where she teaches a course on securities law.
 
She represents public and private companies and their officers and directors in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and state regulatory agencies. She represents broker dealers and other financial services companies in FINRA arbitrations and state and federal court litigation involving sales practice violations, suitability, fraud, and control person liability. 
 
She further represents national and international businesses in complex commercial disputes including patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, equipment leasing, and mortgage loan purchase agreements. 
 
She has successfully defended multiple FINRA arbitrations including one in which Claimants sought $20 million. She successfully resolved a securities class action involving golf club memberships that sought over $100 million. Recently, she obtained summary judgment in a television dispute for a client being sued by a media network in federal court for over $20 million.

 

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Organizations

  • DRI (Defense Research Institute), Securities and Financial Services subcommittees, Women in Law committee
  • American Bar Association, Securities subsection
  • Colorado Bar Association, Securities subsection

Community Involvement

  • Children's Museum of Denver, Volunteer
  • Women's Foundation of Colorado, Development Committee
  • Junior League of Denver
    • Board of Directors, 2008-2009
    • Vice President of Public Policy, 2008-2009
    • Chair, Investment Committee, 2007-2009
    • Chair, Public Policy Committee, 2007-2008
  • Arraj Inn of Court
    • President 2008-2009
    • President-Elect, 2007-2008
    • Treasurer, 2006-2007
  • University of Denver School of Law, Student Mentor, 2005-2008
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Contact

(303) 200-6885

tseelman@gordonrees.com


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Denver

Education

J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1997

M.B.A., University of Denver Daniels College of Business, 1998

B.A., Political Science, Oregon State University, 1992

Tamara Seelman

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Tamara Seelman is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group and is co-chair of the Securities Litigation practice group. She is also a member of the firm’s Energy practice group. Her practice focuses on resolving complex commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on securities litigation and intellectual property litigation. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, and arbitrations. In addition to practicing law, since 2009, Mrs. Seelman has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where she teaches a course on securities law.
 
She represents public and private companies and their officers and directors in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and state regulatory agencies. She represents broker dealers and other financial services companies in FINRA arbitrations and state and federal court litigation involving sales practice violations, suitability, fraud, and control person liability. 
 
She further represents national and international businesses in complex commercial disputes including patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, equipment leasing, and mortgage loan purchase agreements. 
 
She has successfully defended multiple FINRA arbitrations including one in which Claimants sought $20 million. She successfully resolved a securities class action involving golf club memberships that sought over $100 million. Recently, she obtained summary judgment in a television dispute for a client being sued by a media network in federal court for over $20 million.
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Admissions

  • Colorado
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Organizations

  • DRI (Defense Research Institute), Securities and Financial Services subcommittees, Women in Law committee
  • American Bar Association, Securities subsection
  • Colorado Bar Association, Securities subsection

Community Involvement

  • Children's Museum of Denver, Volunteer
  • Women's Foundation of Colorado, Development Committee
  • Junior League of Denver
    • Board of Directors, 2008-2009
    • Vice President of Public Policy, 2008-2009
    • Chair, Investment Committee, 2007-2009
    • Chair, Public Policy Committee, 2007-2008
  • Arraj Inn of Court
    • President 2008-2009
    • President-Elect, 2007-2008
    • Treasurer, 2006-2007
  • University of Denver School of Law, Student Mentor, 2005-2008
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