Lawyers

Denver
555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


Education

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

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

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

Honors

Best Lawyers in America®, Securities Litigation (2018-2019)

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.

Admissions

Colorado
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

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

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@grsm.com


Offices

Denver

Education

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

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

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

Honors

Best Lawyers in America®, Securities Litigation (2018-2019)

Tamara Seelman

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Biography

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.

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Admissions

Colorado
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

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

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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