Co-Founder & Senior Mediator
Tara is an international lawyer of 20 years who started her career in human rights law in the United States. Since 2015 she has been actively involved in building the mediation movement in India. She is the co-founder of CAMP Arbitration and Mediation Practice Pvt Ltd, one of India’s leading and pioneering private mediation institutions.
To raise awareness to mediation, she regularly speaks on mediation and holds awareness sessions for law firms, businesses, in-house legal teams. She trains lawyers and mediators as part of the CAMP – Edwards Mediation Academy partnership. Tara also serves as Coordinator for the Mediating Disputes course at Harvard University. Tara also leads multiple collaborations with the government, international institutions, and domestic partners to make mediation a part of the dispute resolution landscape in India.
Tara mediates at the CAMP Mediation Desk at the Karnataka State Consumer Courts. She has successfully mediated several construction, real estate, educational and consumer disputes. Her style of mediation is largely facilitative – she places importance on parties making informed decisions from a place of significant understanding.
Tara has undergone numerous mediation trainings. She was a participant in the Mediating Disputes program at Harvard Law School in 2015. She has also trained with Bangalore Mediation Centre (court annexed mediation program of the Karnataka High Court), JAMS, Edwards Mediation Academy and Centre for Dispute Resolution.
Tara is licensed to practice law in New York and Bangalore, India. She is a graduate of University Law College and received her Masters in Law from Columbia Law School. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts with her husband and three children.