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Tatum Sornborger

Associate, Corporate Department


Tatum Sornborger is an associate in the Corporate practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Century City office. Her practice primarily centers on advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions, covering areas such as acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, and joint ventures, as well as on general corporate matters. Additionally, she offers her expertise to venture capital and growth equity investors on minority investments and similar transactions. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Tatum was an associate at Goodwin Procter LLP.

While working at Goodwin Procter LLP in 2023, Tatum concluded a four-month secondment at Marlin Equity Partners in Hermosa Beach, CA, where she gained a unique perspective on private equity from the client side. During her secondment, she was actively involved in the general corporate management of portfolio companies and played a key role in facilitating both buy and sell-side transactions.


In Law School:

  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition Oralist (2019-2020)
  • Kirpalani Public Interest Fellowship Recipient (2020)
  • Paul Fuller Scholar (top 33% as of May 2021)
  • Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, summa cum laude


Fordham School of Law, Juris Doctor, Honors: Cum Laude, May 2021
Duke University, Bachelor of Arts, May 2015, Major: International Comparative Studies; Honors: Dean’s List, 2013-2015

Engagement & Publications

Published in Fordham's Journal of Corporate and Financial Law




California Bar


Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2021

Duke University, B.A. 2015

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