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555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


M.B.A., University of Denver Daniels College of Business, 1998

J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1997

B.A., Political Science, Oregon State University, 1992


The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Litigation – Securities (2018-2021)


Tamara Seelman focuses her practice on resolving complex commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on securities and financial services litigation. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, and arbitrations. In addition to practicing law, Tamara is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where she teaches securities law.

She represents public and private companies and their officers and directors in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and state regulatory agencies. She represents broker dealers and other financial services companies in FINRA arbitrations and state and federal court litigation involving sales practice violations, non-compete agreements, suitability, fraud, control person liability, collections and related matters including subpoena requests and garnishments.

She further represents national and international businesses in complex commercial disputes including patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, equipment leasing, and mortgage loan purchase agreements.

She has successfully defended multiple FINRA arbitrations including one in which Claimants sought $20 million. She successfully resolved a securities class action involving golf club memberships that sought over $100 million and obtained summary judgment for a client being sued by a media network in federal court for over $20 million.


  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), Former Member
  • DRI (Defense Research Institute), Securities and Financial Services subcommittees, Women in Law committee
  • American Bar Association, Securities subsection
  • State Bar of Colorado, Securities subsection

Community Involvement

  • Children's Museum of Denver, Volunteer
  • Women's Foundation of Colorado, Development Committee
  • Junior League of Denver
    • Board of Directors, 2008-2009
    • Vice President of Public Policy, 2008-2009
    • Chair, Investment Committee, 2007-2009
    • Chair, Public Policy Committee, 2007-2008
  • Arraj Inn of Court
    • President 2008-2009
    • President-Elect, 2007-2008
    • Treasurer, 2006-2007
  • University of Denver School of Law, Student Mentor, 2005-2008
Publications & Presentations