Tara Lawler’s practice focuses on ediscovery, information management, and data privacy. She works with companies in all phases of electronic discovery and information management, including counseling on various preservation, collection, data processing, document review, and production-related strategies. Tara’s primary focus is on product liability and toxic tort cases, as well as commercial and white collar litigation in US federal and state court. She also counsels clients on legal, technical, and strategic issues involved in the manufacturing, healthcare, software, and investment industries.
As part of Morgan Lewis’s eData practice, Tara employs thoroughly documented and successful techniques for managing discovery.
Tara remains committed through all phases of litigation management, from legal holds and preservation, to negotiations with opposing counsel and discovery motion practice, to trial support. She partners with clients to preserve potentially relevant information, develop strategies for collecting hard copy and electronic materials, establish a document review process, and assess various document production options.
Along with her role on the eData team, Tara also handles pretrial case management, prepares company witnesses, conducts company interviews, and assists clients with government investigations and related civil litigation.
Tara previously worked as an associate in the litigation practice of a national law firm.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2002, J.D., Cum Laude
Villanova University, 1995, B.A., Cum Laude
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (2023)
Recommended, Dispute resolution: E-Discovery, The Legal 500 US (2022)
Named 2014 Pennsylvania Product Liability Department Of The Year by The Legal Intelligencer
Managing Editor, Temple Law Review
Recipient, Award for Excellence in Contract Studies, Temple University, Beasley School of Law