Tara Teegarden Joins
McDonald Carano’s Commercial and
Complex Litigation Practice Group

May 12, 2021 (Las Vegas) – McDonald Carano is pleased to announce that Tara Teegarden has joined the firm as an Associate in the Commercial & Complex Litigation Practice Group.  Ms. Teegarden brings a broad range of litigation experience in both state and federal courts, handling matters related to employment, environmental, civil rights, first-party bad faith and tax law.

Ms. Teegarden’s experience includes representing local, state and national corporate entities across multiple sectors, such as real estate, healthcare, finance, energy, retail and manufacturing.  She has assisted with various stages of the litigation process, including initial evaluation of allegations, legal research and drafting pleadings, substantive and dispositive motions, discovery requests, discovery responses, and settlement agreements.

Ms. Teegarden has extensive experience working on employment law issues, such as harassment and retaliation under Title VII, as well as other federal and state labor and employment law statutes.  She has worked closely with state and local agencies to ensure compliance with federal and state labor laws and also has experience drafting Ninth Circuit briefs in employment law cases.  Her background in environmental law includes environmental compliance and permitting matters, environmental due diligence, water law, and public land law. She has represented clients in environmental litigation involving state and federal enforcement actions.

Ms. Teegarden earned a J.D. from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, a Master of Science in Environmental Studies from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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