Tara Ward

Senior Associate
Rochester
(585) 238-2043
tward@phillipslytle.com
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Ms. Ward concentrates her practice in the area of commercial litigation. Her experience includes serving as an appellate court attorney for the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, as well as a court attorney for the New York State Court of Appeals.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Judith S. Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholarship Recipient, 2020
  • Buffalo Law Review, Annual Note and Comment Competition, Top Ten Finalist for Student Publication

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., summa cum laude, 2012

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section
    • Young Lawyers Section

Past Activities

  • Volunteer Legal Services Project, Tenant Town and Village Court Pro Bono Program