An associate in Rivkin Radler’s Commercial Litigation, Banking and Employment & Labor Practice Groups, Tamika N. Hardy handles all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, with a focus on commercial matters, banking litigation and employment disputes.
Tamika represents corporate entities, officers, directors, partners and shareholders in corporate disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, tortious interference with contract, restrictive covenants, trade secret and confidentiality agreement violations and dissolution disputes.
Tamika represents banks, credit unions, loan servicers, private lenders, title companies, financial institutions and other creditors in breach of contract, commercial note enforcement proceedings, commercial foreclosure, debtor and creditor issues, title disputes and other tort and business claims regularly brought by or against banks. She has particular experience handling the foreclosure of non-performing mortgages, reverse mortgage litigation, mortgage fraud claims, lender liability issues and debt enforcement proceedings. Tamika also evaluates non-performing and defaulted loans to provide advice regarding risk and potential exposure related to future enforcement and collection litigation. She also handles litigation involving guarantors on corporate debts in judgment proceedings, including drafting and responding to restraining notices as well as conducting and defending informational deposition regarding debtors’ assets.
Tamika represents employers and property owners, including corporations, municipalities, small businesses, not-for-profit agencies, and indemnified employees, in federal and state courts, and before various administrative agencies in suits alleging employment and/or housing discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
While in law school, Tamika interned at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New York District Office. She also was an associate Mulligan editor on Fordham’s Moot Court Board and a member of Fordham’s Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal.
Active in the local bar, Tamika was vice president of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association from 2011-2013 and is currently the Chairperson its CLE Committee. She also participates on the firm’s pro bono team, where she represents the indigent in landlord-tenant disputes.
Recognized for her commitment to the legal profession and her community, Tamika was named one of Long Island Business News’ 40 Rising Stars under 40.
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New York County Lawyers AssociationEducation
Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.