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Tara focuses her practice in construction litigation, where she represents the full spectrum of participants in the construction industry. Tara represents clients with disputes relating to disruption, interference & delay claims, construction defects, wrongful terminations, including wrongful terminations from state and federal contracts, bid disputes and lien foreclosures. Tara has significant experience in all phases of litigation, having provided counseling to clients to prevent litigation, drafted and argued motions before state and appellate courts, taking and defending depositions, in addition to trial preparation, argument, and direct and cross examination.

Tara has been associated with the construction industry for 20 years and managed a real estate development company prior to joining Frost Brown Todd. Combining her hands-on experience in construction and real estate with her significant litigation experience, from pre-suit risk-management through trial, Tara advocates for clients in the industry through all phases of litigation.

Other Info About Tara


Law School

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D.

Undergraduate School

The Ohio State University, cum laude


Tara served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Michael H. Watson

United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Bar Memberships

Tara is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



Tara is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

U.S. Court of Federal Claims


Local & National Recognition

CALI Award of Excellence in Trial Practice

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, Member

Ohio State Bar Association, Construction Law Committee, Member

Columbus Bar Association, Construction Committee, Member

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, Law Group, Member

Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, The Rising Leaders Institute, Participant, 2021

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