Tamara Morgenthau is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the International Human Rights Clinic. Prior to this role, Tamara was a Bertha Legal Fellow with EarthRights International (ERI) where she worked on transnational corporate accountability cases, supporting communities defending their human rights and their environment. Tamara has also worked on international human rights cases and projects, including those seeking justice and accountability for abuses caused by business operations, with the Center for Constitutional Rights, the Canadian Centre for International Justice, and the Center for Public Interest Law in Accra. While completing her LL.M. at NYU School of Law, Tamara worked on a long-term project with the Global Justice Clinic assessing Barrick Gold’s grievance mechanism in Porgera, Papua New Guinea.
After completing her J.D. at the University of Ottawa, Tamara articled and was an associate at Lorne Waldman & Associates in Toronto, where she represented clients in immigration and refugee matters. She also represented public interest groups in interventions before appellate courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. Tamara also clerked for the Honourable Ann Marie McDonald at the Federal Court of Canada.
Tamara also holds a M.A. (International Affairs) from Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and a B.A. in Political Science and Media Information and Technoculture from the University of Western Ontario.
J.D., University of Ottawa
LL.M., NYU School of Law
M.A., Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
B.A., University of Western Ontario