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Tamara L. Rollins

Tamara L. Rollins

Senior Counsel
Phone:612.672.3221
Fax:612.672.3200

Tamara Rollins is an attorney focusing her practice on product liability ligitation matters for major medical device and pharmecutical manufacturers. She has handled all aspects of litigation from initial pleadings, through discovery, and trial. For nearly 20 years, she has advised and advocated for her clients in and out of the courtroom. In that time she has been first chair for five trials and second chair in over twenty trials. Additionally, Tamara has written and argued motions in state and federal court.

Tamara is an effective communicator with demonstrated strength in logical reasoning and attention to detail. She develops and implements strategy for litigation in state and federal court from pre-litigation evaluation through the course of discovery and trial, including budget management. She prepares her clients for deposition testimony and trial testimony, including direct and cross- examination. Tamara has also negotiated and resolved claims against her clients through alternative dispute resolution, including binding arbitration and mediation. Previously, Tamara was a civil litigation trial partner with vast experience in insurance coverage, liability defense, and anti-fraud counseling and litigation, including medical provider fraud.

Development is important to Tamara and she has mentored numerous younger attorneys and paralegals early in their careers. Outside of the office, Tamara enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family taking in all that Minnesota has to offer.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2001
  • Wisconsin, 2014

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Education

  • Drake University, B.A., 1998

    cum laude

    Majors: Political Science and Economics

  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2001

Professional Associations

    • American Brain Tumor Association
      —Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K (BT5K) Run & Walk Events Subcommittee, 2021

Distinctions

    • Super Lawyers Magazine
      —Minnesota Rising Stars, 2005, 2007, 2008 – 2012, 2014 – 2016

Judicial Clerkships

  • Minnesota District Court, Hon. John Q. McShane
    —Law Clerk, 2002 – 2004