Tanya Salman may be one of the youngest Michael Best associates to be voted partner, and she accomplished that dream about a year earlier than she would have at many firms.
Last summer, Salman co-chaired a virtual summer associate program across Michael Best offices nationwide. In Madison, she was particularly excited to find five highly qualified women, including three of color, who agreed to join the firm full time.
She’s successfully represented clients in multimillion-dollar litigation matters and has become a go-to model for the firm’s young attorneys, especially those of color. Around town Salman is involved with the Madison Public Library Foundation, Opera for the Young, and Girls on the Run, among others.
In 2015, undaunted by the fact that she is not a runner, she trained for a half-marathon simply to push herself beyond her comfort zone. Salman wiped out in mile five but regrouped. “I’m proud to say that I completed the half-marathon and it’s highly unlikely that there will ever be a second!”
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