Potomac Law Group is pleased to announce that Tamara McNulty has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Membership is limited to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board.

The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.

McNulty is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation practice focusing on construction law and government contracts. McNulty has practiced law in both Am Law 100 firms and as senior in-house counsel. Her practice is international in scope, providing legal services both in the United States and to companies working around the world.

McNulty is a highly experienced litigator who has tried numerous cases in both state and federal courts. She advises clients on claims for contract extras, delay damages, impact damages, assessment of liquidated damages and substantive law surrounding these issues and tries cases on these issues. She asserts claims to various boards of contract appeals as well as the Court of Federal Claims, and she asserts and defends bid protests at both the state and federal levels. She also regularly assists clients in drafting and negotiating complex contracts for major infrastructure, energy, water, environmental and threat reduction projects around the world. Additionally, McNulty is experienced in mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution and was formerly an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association’s Construction Law panel.

McNulty was the former Division Senior Counsel for Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. (the Federal Corporation of Black & Veatch) serving on the BVSPC Executive Leadership team and the BVSPC Board of Directors. She received her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.

Potomac Law partners who also hold the ABF Fellows distinction are William Baker (Life Fellow), Pamela Egan, Greg Giammittorio and Peter Asaad.

Notable Fellows include the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Former United States Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton and Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

About the ABF Fellows
The ABF Fellows serve as stewards of the American Bar Foundation, an independent, nonprofit research organization which conducts short- and long-term socio-legal research projects. The ABF’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law. The ABF’s research falls under one of three categories: learning and practicing law; protecting rights and accessing justice; and making and implementing law. The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public.

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