About Us

Catherine Tamasik, Vice-President
Catherine E. Tamasik joined DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Wisler, LLP in 1999 as a Partner. She has extensive litigation and appellate practice experience in a variety of areas including general civil litigation, employment and civil rights discrimination, and complex commercial litigation; municipal law, and public procurement and contracting. Ms. Tamasik's practice also includes land use and public/private redevelopment projects. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tamasik held the position of Essex County Counsel.

  • Rutgers Law School, 1990
    - Juris Doctor
    - Editor, Law Review
  • Hunter College
    - Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 1990
  • New York, 1990
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
Professional Memberships, Associations and Activities
  • Lawyers In Defense of Animals, Inc., Co-Founder
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Trustee of Newark Renaissance House
  • Former Councilmember, Verona, New Jersey
  • Former Public Defender for Verona, New Jersey
  • Former member of the Planning Board, Verona, New Jersey
  • Former member and Chair, Zoning Board, Verona, New Jersey

Learn more about the other LIDA Trustees:
Isabelle Strauss | Linda Niedweske | Marie Ansari