Tamara Seelman focuses her practice on resolving complex commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on securities and financial services litigation. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, and arbitrations. In addition to practicing law, Mrs. Seelman is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where she teaches 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, control person liability, collections and related matters including subpoena requests and garnishments.
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 and obtained summary judgment for a client being sued by a media network in federal court for over $20 million.
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association)
DRI (Defense Research Institute), Securities and Financial Services subcommittees, Women in Law committee
American Bar Association, Securities subsection
Colorado Bar Association, Securities subsection
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
University of Denver School of Law, Student Mentor, 2005-2008