Tasha’s practice focuses on representing insureds and insurance companies throughout the pre-litigation and litigation process in both Oregon and Washington. Her focus includes automotive and commercial liability, including premises liability and personal injury claims. Tasha also handles minor settlements, wrongful death claims, and cyber liability claims as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
Tasha, who is a member of the Oregon and Washington State and Federal courts, graduated from the University of Rhode Island, with a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science and obtained her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Tasha practiced special education advocacy in both the private and public sectors representing children with disabilities. She continues her pro bono practice in special education advocacy today. Tasha also worked as a summer associate at the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County in New York representing individuals in pre-trial proceedings in both misdemeanor and felony matters.
Tasha, originally from Long Island, New York, joined the firm in 2011 after relocating to the Pacific Northwest. Growing up, Tasha’s family owned several small businesses and provided her with the experience to understand the needs and goals of corporations and small businesses. Tasha’s valuable experiences prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard serve as the foundation for her litigation practice. Tasha is an active member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Oregon Women Lawyers, and the Oregon Associate of Defense Counsel.