Tamara J. Britt

Associate General Counsel


Tamara J. Britt focuses her practice on development, foundation, international, real estate and tax matters.  Before joining Rutgers, Ms. Britt was an associate based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she specialized in white collar defense, enforcement matters and bankruptcy litigation.  Ms. Britt was also active in providing pro bono services to low-income individuals in bankruptcy and housing court proceedings and to nonprofit organizations in the New York/New Jersey area. 

Ms. Britt received her B.A. with honors from Hampton University, an M.P.A. from George Washington University, where she was a Patricia Roberts Harris Fellow, and a J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law–Newark, where she was an editor of the Rutgers Law Review and an Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellow.  Ms. Britt has co-authored several articles, Guide to Human Research Subject Protections Laws in West Africa, published in the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics; At the Border Your Laptop is Wide-Open, published in The National Law Journal; and Why Financial Statements Matter: Enforcement and Litigation Implications, published in The Banking Law Journal.  Ms. Britt has also served as a guest lecturer in an introduction to public administration course at the university. 

Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Britt worked in the nonprofit and higher education sectors.  Ms. Britt is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for New Jersey and the Southern District of New York.