Prior to joining KM&M, Tamanna was an Agency Attorney for the Law Enforcement Bureau of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, where she investigated and prosecuted cases of employment discrimination under the New York City Human Rights Law. At the Commission, Tamanna also negotiated a wide range of conciliation agreements, issued agency determinations, and evaluated whether workplace policies and trainings were compliant with the law.
Before working at the City Commission, Tamanna became proficient in antidiscrimination law at the state level as a legal fellow for the New York State Division of Human Rights. While in law school, Tamanna interned at the Employment Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society and for the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Additionally, Tamanna summered as a law clerk at Cary Kane, LLP, where she worked on matters involving traditional labor law and collective bargaining.
Tamanna received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law and Co-Chaired her school’s chapter of the Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office Project, a pro bono law program. Tamanna earned her B.A. in political science and philosophy, summa cum laude, from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.