Tara Trask is the President of Trask Consulting, a boutique litigation strategy, jury research and trial consulting firm with offices in San Francisco, Houston and New York. Ms. Trask’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation; including intellectual property, (patent and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation) antitrust, securities, breach of contract and fraud. She has also assisted both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving products liability, insurance, and oil and gas. Ms. Trask also has extensive experience in assisting institutions and individuals in matters involving regulatory enforcement and white-collar defense.
Over her 25-year career, Ms. Trask has been involved in over 450 jury trials in 25 states and U.S. territories. Some of her more notable engagements include assisting:
Ms. Trask is a nationally recognized author and lecturer on juror psychology and other trial science topics. She is a member of the American Bar Association, The Bar Association of San Francisco, and the APA Psychology-Law Society. She serves as Trial Consultant Advisor to the Trial Consultant Advisors to the Civil Jury Project at NYU Law School.
She has been a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants since 1994. She served on the board of directors from 2005-2012; as Treasurer, President-Elect and President. Ms. Trask currently serves as the Chair of the ASTC/CJP join working group and liaison to the Civil Jury Project at NYU Law School.
Ms. Trask is an avid fundraiser, previously serving on the board for Raphael House, San Francisco’s first family shelter. She has competed in over 125 triathlons, including Ironman New Zealand in 2002.