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

Tamarah was named a 2023 Daily Journal’s Top 100 Women Lawyers in California, a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in California, and has been selected as a Northern California “Rising Star" in Employment Litigation by SuperLawyers in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. She is a regular panelist speaker on employment litigation topics at the CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California) conventions and seminars in San Francisco, Sonoma, and Hawaii, is a regularly published contributor to the Daily Journal legal newspaper, and has been published in the San Francisco Chronicle on topics related to employment law. She is also on the Board of Governors as a delegate of California for the national plaintiffs’ legal organization American Association for Justice (AAJ). Tamarah is the Co-Chair of the Membership Committee within AAJ’s New Lawyers Division, is Secretary of the Employment Litigation Section, and was recently selected from attorneys nationwide to participate in AAJ’s 2021 Leadership Academy. Tamarah is also a Board Member of the San Mateo Trial Lawyers’ Association, and of PRC, a non-profit organization providing residential services, workforce development, emergency financial assistance, and legal advocacy to vulnerable San Franciscans.



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.)



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)


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. 


Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.

Simon Fraser University, B.A.


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


  • California 
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