Overview

Tamarah Prevost is a partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, practicing in a wide range of civil litigation areas including employment law, consumer rights, and antitrust litigation. Tamarah has represented employees in a wide variety of employment disputes in state and federal court, arbitration proceedings, and federal EEO matters. Her cases have included those involving stock options and start-up companies, whistleblowing, discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and racial profiling, and other civil rights matters.  

Tamarah has been selected as a Northern California “Rising Star" in Employment Litigation by SuperLawyers in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. She is a regular panelist speaker on employment litigation topics at the CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California) Annual Conventions in San Francisco, Sonoma, and Hawaii, and is a regularly published contributor to the Daily Journal legal newspaper, on topics related to employment law. She is also an active member of the national plaintiffs’ legation organization American Association for Justice (AAJ). Tamarah was recently selected from attorneys nationwide to participate in AAJ’s 2021 Leadership Academy class. She is the Co-Chair of the Public Service Committee within AAJ’s New Lawyers Division, is a member of AAJ’s Legal Affairs and Publications Committees, and active within the Employment Litigation Section.  

Tamarah was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with First Class Honors from Simon Fraser University. After moving to the Bay Area, she completed her J.D. at Santa Clara University School of Law. 

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:

Tamarah has negotiated several multimillion dollar settlements on behalf of employees who have been wrongfully terminated. Tamarah also represents plaintiffs in the following antitrust class actions in which CPM serves as interim lead or co-lead counsel:

  • In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation, No. 1:16-cv-08637 (N.D. Ill.)
  • In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation, No. 13-MD-02420 YGR (N.D. Cal)
  • In re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation, No. 3:14-cv-03264-JD (N.D. Cal.)
  • In re Resistors Antitrust Litigation, No. 5:15-cv-03820-RMW (N.D. Cal.)

News

Honors & Awards

Honors & Recognitions

2018-2021 Northern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, Plaintiff's Employment Litigation

2021 Excellence Award, New Lawyers Division, American Association for Justice

  • 2020 Super Lawyers (TPP)
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (TPP)

Affiliations

Community Involvement

Tamarah holds the Secretary position on the Board of Directors for CORA (Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse), San Mateo County’s only provider of comprehensive intimate partner abuse prevention services. 

Education

Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.

Simon Fraser University, B.A.

Clerkships

  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Justice Nathan Mihara of the Sixth District Court of Appeal, California

Admissions

  • California 
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