Wayne State University, B.P.A., with distinction, 1982; Marquette University, University of Detroit, J.D., cum laude, 1985
Municipal Law; Land Use and Zoning; Medical Malpractice Defense; Legal Malpractice Defense; Civil Rights
Oakland County and American (Member: Young Lawyers Division; Urban, State and Local Government Law Section; Forum Committee on Health Law, 1985-) Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Member: Section on Real Property Law; Zoning and Land Use Committee, 1988-; Public Corporation Law Section, 1987-).
1985, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
James E. Tamm has tried more than 50 cases across the State of Michigan and in federal court. In addition, he has successfully participated as defense counsel in numerous medical malpractice cases.
While much of Mr. Tamm’s practice is in the defense of medical professionals, he is also one of Michigan’s leading municipal lawyers, with extensive experience handling, speaking on, and writing about zoning issues, defending challenges to municipalities’ regulations, and trying non-jury trials.