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Tami Kameda Sims

Partner
tami.sims@kattenlaw.com
Los Angeles – Century City Office
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Overview

Tami Kameda Sims concentrates her practice on business, intellectual property, entertainment and appellate litigation. She advises and represents individuals and companies on a variety of matters, including copyright, fair use, trademark, idea submission, music royalty disputes, artist-manager relations, right of publicity, right of privacy, defamation, First Amendment, trade secret, unfair competition, employment and contract disputes.

Tami works with clients to manage all aspects of litigation from advising on informal resolution of disputes to prosecuting and defending lawsuits. She has significant trial and appellate experience.         

In her appellate practice, Tami has represented clients in state and federal appellate courts. She has particular experience in appeals involving California’s anti-SLAPP statute, defamation and contract disputes. Tami draws from her experience as a law clerk for the Honorable Harry Pregerson of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

While attending law school, Tami was an articles editor for the UCLA Law Review. She also was a judicial extern to the Honorable David O. Carter of the US District Court for the Central District of California.

Shown below is a selection of Tami’s engagements.

Recognition

Benchmark Litigation - Under 40 Hotlist, 2018
Articles
April 2011
Co-author, California Appeals Court Dismisses "Libel in Fiction" Suit Over CSI Episode, MLRC Media Law Letter
March 2011
Co-author, Entitlement to Attorney Fees Under the Copyright Act After Plaintiff's Voluntary Dismissal, Communications Lawyer
Tami Kameda Sims

Education

  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
  • MA, Stanford University
  • BS, Stanford University
    Symbolic Systems

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of California

Recognition

Benchmark Litigation - Under 40 Hotlist
2018
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