Attorney Romin Tamanna

Dr. Romin Tamanna is a Litigation Associate handling a wide range of civil litigation in the areas of product liability, general commercial litigation and personal injury litigation. Dr. Tamanna’s practice also includes labor and employment law matters involving claims of discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, wage and hour noncompliance, and unemployment benefits. She has represented clients in both state and federal courts, as well as before different administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). 

Dr. Tamanna received her LL.M. (Master of Laws) from the University of Chicago School of Law in 2011 where she was the recipient of Russel Baker Scholarship and Aga Khan Foundation Scholarship. After that, Dr. Tamanna received the JSD (Doctor of Juridical Science) degree from the College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2017 where she undertook in-depth legal research, specializing in Environmental and Natural Resources Law under the supervision of eminent legal scholar in the field, professor Eric T. Freyfogle.

Before coming into law practice, Dr. Tamanna was a member of legal academia and had taught in two top law schools in Bangladesh; i.e. University of Dhaka and Brac University School of Law. In her capacity as a Lecturer in Law, she had taught a range of courses including Law of Torts, Labor & Employment Law and Constitutional Law. Right before joining the O’Hara Law Firm, Dr. Tamanna worked as an Associate Attorney at a Houston area law firm practicing labor and employment Law.

Dr. Tamanna loves to take on new challenges and has an indomitable passion for law and legal scholarship. She is an avid traveler and a reader.

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas

Federal Court Admission

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Education

  • LL.M., University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • J.S.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
  • LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • LL.B., University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Pro-bono Activities

  • Daya, Inc., a Houston based organization fighting against domestic violence among the immigrant communities (2018 – Present)
  • Land Conservation Foundation, a non-profit Illinois organization striving for conserving rivers and ecology (2012 – 2017)

Languages

  • English, Bengali, Hindi (conversational)