District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO – J.D.
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY – B.A. with honors
Tamara L. Slater (she/her), described by clients as “enthusiastic” and “thorough,” represents private and public sector employees in a range of employment disputes. She is dedicated to engaging with her clients and ensuring that they understand the potential consequences of all actions taken during litigation.
Tamara represents individuals in civil rights cases in state and federal court, during administrative investigations before the EEOC, and in settlement negotiations. Tamara’s practice focuses on litigating discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the D.C. Human Rights Act.
Prior to joining Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C., Tamara worked as an Associate at another Washington, DC law firm, where she primarily handled cases involving employment discrimination and wrongful denials of disability and retirement benefits. Before that, she was a Staff Attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, where she worked on a wide range of cases involving direct criminal appeals, civil rights actions, employment and housing discrimination, and Social Security benefit disputes.
During law school, she served as a legal extern at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and legal intern at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Tamara is active in a number of community organizations and pro bono activities, and she is a member of the WorkLife Law Attorney Network.