Tara D. Elliott, a Partner in the Washington, D.C. oﬃce of Latham & Watkins, is a ﬁrst-chair trial lawyer whose practice focuses on high-proﬁle intellectual property proceedings and commercial litigation.
Elliott has represented many of the world’s leading technology, retail, and manufacturing companies in infringement matters, corporate disputes, and appeals concerning patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, among other issues.
Elliott was appointed as a Special Master in the Delaware District Court, and clerked at the Federal Circuit. She currently serves on its Lawyers’ Advisory Council. She has chaired the Third Circuit Lawyers Advisory Committee, and served on merit selection panels in the Circuit. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for the Advancement of Diversity in Intellectual Property Law.
Elliott is a director of the Christiana Care Health System, where she served on the Executive Committee, chaired the Governance Committee, and now serves on the Audit Committee. She currently chairs the Info Tech & Cybersecurity Subcommittee.
Elliott earned her degree in computer engineering from Georgia Tech, having attended on academic and athletic scholarships. She received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.