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R. Tamara De Silva

White collar crime Attorney at Chicago, IL

5.0   3 reviews

also known as De Silva Law Offices

  • Licensed for 26 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1998
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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 Attorney R Tamara de Silva De Silva, founded the De Silva Law Offices, to bring unmatched financial market expertise and unyielding and aggressive advocacy for appeals, complex litigation and white-collar defense.  

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Law Offices of R. Tamara de Silva
980 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL, 60611

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  3 customer reviews
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Posted by Christy | September 21, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Well done De Silva Law Offices!
Words cannot express my gratitude to De Silva Law Offices! They are very knowledgeable and excel at navigating all aspects of the law. Whether it's a simple matter like a speeding ticket or something more serious, they truly know what they're doing. They provide clear communication, helping me understand how certain things work and why. On top of their expertise, they are understanding, encouraging, and kind—a truly exceptional team. I could not have asked for anyone better to represent me than De Silva Law Offices. Thanks for a job well done!
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Posted by Catherine | September 21, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best lawyer!
de Silva law firm is the best I've used so far. Knowledgeable, Responsive, and Listens to the Clients needs. You will feel very well represented when you are working with Ms. De Silva. Highly recommend!
Posted by anonymous | June 25, 2012
understands financial industry
Ms. de Silva explained my rights in complex arbitration and walked me through entire process.


  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Founding Attorney
  • De Silva Law Offices
  • 1998 - Present


  • Loyola University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • The University of Chicago
  • BA-Special Honors
  • 1993

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Dani v. Fox News
  • pending
  • Satkar v. Cook County Board of Review, et. al
  • pending
  • Giacchino v. Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Medical Disciplinary Board
  • open
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  • Association of Defense Counsel
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2008 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Merit Scholarship
  • University of Chicago
  • 1990

Speaking Engagements

  • Radio show interview
  • EPA v. Sackett, Health Care Case
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (5)
Endorse R.
Securities and investment fraud Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Tamara is awesome to work with!! Very smart and very hard working."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chicago White collar crime Lawyer R. Tamara De Silva
R. Tamara De Silva
White collar crime Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 26 years