Tara Faenza is a Trial Attorney with ILG’s Special Problem Resolution Team. Ms. Faenza is an aggressive litigation attorney who fights to resolve disputes with insurance companies and for your rights against an unlawful employment practices. A San Francisco native, she moved to South Florida to attend the University of Miami where she graduated cum laude and was selected for the honor of being the commencement speaker. Mrs. Faenza began her legal career through public service at the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office, where she tried twenty jury trials and more than fifty bench trials, and one appellate matter before the Third District Court of Appeals.
Ms. Faenza’s work involves homeowner’s and assignment of benefit cases when insurance companies failed to pay or inadequately paid a valid claim. She also represents clients cases involving unlawful discrimination against, improper pay, or wrongfully terminated. Ms. Faenza’s employment practice includes representation of companies with EEOC Charges or lawsuits by past employees. Whether the matter is pre-litigation, litigation, or appellate, she works hard to ensure your case is expertly managed and focuses on your best interests. With a focus on client satisfaction, Ms. Faenza has secured numerous six-figure settlements for clients, both commercial and residential claims.
On the employment side, she has also resolved over a million dollars in settlements, numerous six-figure settlements for clients, and helped numerous employees, ranging from hourly paid entry level employees to high net worth and C-level managers and directors, to resolve their cases in a dignified, fair, and just manner. In her spare time, Ms. Faenza performs pro bono Guardian Ad Litem work for Put Something Back for Dade Legal Aid. She also serves as a protective mother of two rescue dogs. Ms. Faenza can be found on a spin bike about 3-5 times per week and loves to work out and cook.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, 2013
University of Miami Employment, Labor & Immigration Law Certificate, 2013
Dade County Bar Association
Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Put Something Back Pro Bono
Recognitions & Honors/Awards:
Florida Legal Trend, Florida Legal Elite 2018
SuperLawyers Rising Star 2018
Put Something Back, Pro Bono Service Award 2017
SuperLawyers Rising Star 2017
SuperLawyers Rising Star 2016
AVVO Top Contributor 2017
10.0 Avvo Superb Rating Top Attorney