Tessa E. Shurr, Esq.

Litigation Associate, The Fairness Center

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Constitution

Tessa E. Shurr serves as Litigation Associate at the Fairness Center, where she focuses on representing clients in state and federal courts and before administrative boards.

Tessa graduated from Penn State Dickinson Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. There, she served as Managing Editor of the Dickinson Law Review, one of the oldest legal journals in the United States. During her time in law school, Tessa earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Advanced Federal Income Tax; Congressional Investigations; and Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, & Law. She also published an academic comment proposing a new regulatory scheme for digital assets and cryptocurrency.

Prior to joining the Fairness Center, Tessa counseled high-level leadership at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy on legislative and regulatory matters, assisted the U.S. Department of Defense with procurement of supplies and services, and worked on both civil and criminal cases at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.



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