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Tamara A. Bush Member

Areas of Practice

Industries

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1998

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2000

Education

University of Southern California, J.D.

University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A.

Tamara A. Bush is an experienced litigator who has managed a wide range of general commercial and products liability lawsuits. Ms. Bush handles matters in federal and state courts across the country, both at the trial and appellate levels. She has considerable experience handling sophisticated pre-trial motions, developing complex matter case strategy, taking and defending depositions, and handling written discovery for major automotive manufacturers in product liability and commercial litigation. While attending the University of Southern California law school, Ms. Bush was a member of the Southern California Review of Law and Women's Studies.

Experience

Ms. Bush's current and recent representation includes:

  • Substantial experience in the defense of product liability actions on behalf of manufacturers, distributors and/or designers of automobiles, trailers, forklifts and other consumer products.
  • Representation of professionals and businesses in matters involving fraud, interference, the protection of trade secrets and enforcement of covenants not to compete.
  • Defense and prosecution of actions for trademark infringement, misappropriation of ideas, false advertising and accounting for royalty.
  • Representation of insurers in defense of bad faith claims and in asserting and defending equitable actions regarding coverage for underlying claims.
  • Representation of purported owner of property in a slander of title lawsuit involving a complex estate plan.
  • Obtained summary judgment and affirmation on appeal for well-known movie studio against serious injury claims brought by actor for negligence, negligent entrustment and strict products liability.
  • Successfully prepared and argued summary judgment on behalf of data and marketing firm in a high exposure lawsuit alleging negligence, failure to warn and wrongful death.
  • Briefed, argued and obtained affirmation of ruling granting summary judgment in published appellate decision Dagher v. Ford Motor Co., 238 Cal. App. 4th 905 (2015).

Memberships & Involvement

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Judicial Appointment Committee
  • Langston Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

Named a Litigation Future Star by Benchmark Litigation, 2014-2018

Included in the Southern California Rising Stars list for Business Litigation,2008-2013