Tamar Kaplan-Marans



Tamar Kaplan-Marans represents financial institutions in litigation and regulatory matters. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kaplan-Marans held a clerkship with the Honorable David Trager of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

During law school, Ms. Kaplan-Marans was a summer associate at WilmerHale. She also interned for the Hon. Joseph Bianco, United States District Judge in the Eastern District of New York, and for the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office, also in the Eastern District of New York. Additionally, she worked as a student prosecutor at the Kings County District Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York.  


  • Kaplan-Marans, T. “Filing an Appeal After a Plea Bargain,” 74 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1183 (2009) 

Honors & Awards

Honored in 2013 and 2014 with the Above & Beyond Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy by Sanctuary for Families. 

Publications & News


December 21, 2016

Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement: The Rise of Individual Liability for Compliance Professionals

Partner Sharon Cohen Levin, Counsel Elizabeth J. Hogan and Senior Associate Tamar Kaplan-Marans, in an article published by The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, highlight the increased individual liability risks faced by anti-money laundering compliance officers.

November 7, 2014

Sanctuary for Families Honors Attorneys for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy

For the second consecutive year, Sanctuary for Families honored a team of WilmerHale attorneys during the 12th Annual Above And Beyond event, meant to celebrate attorneys who have successfully impacted domestic violence and sex trafficking victims through pro bono representation.

July 11, 2014

WilmerHale Achieves Pro Bono Victory for Domestic Violence Victim and Autistic Child

On July 8, 2014, WilmerHale achieved a significant victory for a pro bono client and domestic violence victim in a case described by the Second Circuit as involving “novel and significant issues” of “first impression” under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

October 24, 2013

Firm Lawyers and Staff Receive Above & Beyond Award from Community Partner Sanctuary for Families

On October 23, Sanctuary for Families—the leading provider of services, both legal and non-legal, to survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and their children in New York—honored WilmerHale attorneys with the Above & Beyond Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy.


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JD, cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 2009, Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law Review

BA, English, Columbia University, 2004

Bar Admissions

New York


The Hon. David Trager, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2009 - 2010

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