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Tara Lee Receives 2016 Partner in Justice Award


Partner Tara Lee was honored with the Center for Justice and Accountability’s 2016 Partner in Justice Award for her achievements in human rights litigation. The Center for Justice and Accountability recognized Ms. Lee for her work on behalf of Somali victims of the Barre regime abuses in the 1980s. From 2003 to 2016, in two now landmark cases, Yousuf v. Samantar and Warfaa v. Ali, Ms. Lee’s evidentiary work in Somaliland and her appellate work at the Fourth Circuit has resulted in some of the most significant precedents of the decade in human rights litigation