Tammy A. Patterson
CEO & President of the NALP Foundation
Ms. Patterson provides leadership for all research and educational initiatives and is responsible for oversight of governance and operational initiatives. Ms. Patterson has focused her professional endeavors on lawyer careers since 1994, and most recently, served as Director of Recruiting and Professional Development at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP of Dallas, Texas. Ms. Patterson received her degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, and is a former Board member of the national Professional Development Consortium, a past officer of the Recruiting Administrators of Dallas, and a former director of the Board of Directors of NALP, the NALP Foundation’s parent organization. Widely regarded for her excellent speaking and writing skills, Ms. Patterson represents the Foundation’s interests in a host of industry venues sharing the latest information on lawyer career interests.