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Ramchandani, Tara

Adjunct Professor
Winter 2018

960 Legal Research
Tara K. Ramchandani is an attorney at Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC, a civil rights law firm based in Washington, D.C. Prof. Ramchandani represents plaintiffs and public interest organizations in individual and class-action discrimination cases in federal court. She primarily litigates civil rights cases in the areas of housing, lending, employment, and public accommodations. Prof. Ramchandani's better-known cases include Whyte, et al. v. Alston Management, et al., in which she represented seven families in a familial status discrimination trial under the Fair Housing Act, with a jury award of more than $1 million, and Mary Morgan, et al. v. Richmond School of Health and Technology, Inc., a $5 million class-action settlement for reverse redlining discrimination against a for-profit college. Prior to joining Relman, Dane & Colfax, Prof. Ramchandani was a law clerk for the Hon. Algenon L. Marbley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Before her clerkship, she was an associate at Goodwin & Procter, LLP in Boston. During law school, Prof. Ramchandani was co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School and her undergraduate degree from Brown University. 

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