Meet Our Founder

Ms. Kurtzman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, with honors, and subsequently graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she received her juris doctor.

While attending Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ms. Kurtzman served as both an associate member and, subsequently, as Editor-In-Chief of The Internet Law Journal. She is also the author of several entertainment, corporate, and cyberlaw-based articles.

Before founding TMK, Ms. Kurtzman served as a partner in a California general-practice law firm specializing in corporate representation where she co-chaired, among other divisions, both the firm's commercial contracts and entertainment law practices. In 2015, Ms. Kurtzman became one of the youngest adjunct professors of law in the state -– she teaches pretrial litigation practice. Ms. Kurtzman has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal, the Daily Journal, Los Angeles Lawyer, the Beverly Hills Courier, the Hollywood Times, Business Law Today, the Journal of Internet Law, Westlaw's Sports & Entertainment Journal, and Corporate Counselor.

Then, as today, Ms. Kurtzman continues to diligently represent a variety of corporate clients ranging from local start-up entities to well-established corporations with interests throughout the world. In 2012, Ms. Kurtzman was named one of 50 attorneys on the "Fast Track" to becoming the country's top lawyers and leaders. In 2013, Ms. Kurtzman was inducted into the Beverly Hills Bar Assocation's Order of Distinguished Attorneys. In 2017, Ms. Kurtzman was selected to the Southern California Rising Stars list; each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, in her spare time Ms. Kurtzman practices Krav Maga and is an avid sabre fencer and bagpiper.

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Associations

Los Angeles Bar Association
American Bar Association
Beverly Hills Bar Association
National Assoc. of Professional Women

Contact

Beverly Hills Office
8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 850
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Tel: 323.782.6999
Fax: 323.782.8587
Email: tamara@kurtzmanlaw.com