CSU General Counsel
Michael Tam
Michael Tam

Michael Tam

Michael T. Tam joined the Office of General Counsel in July 2018 and is a member of the Litigation Team. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Mr. Tam was a civil litigator in private practice. While in private practice, Mr. Tam was an attorney at Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart for over 6 years where he represented various public entities in complex civil cases in state and federal courts. These matters involved diverse areas of law, including labor and employment, breach of contract, inverse condemnation, eminent domain, personal injury, property damage and violations of civil rights.


  • J.D., University of San Diego, (2008)
  • B.S., Management Science, University of California, San Diego (2005)


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, Southern California (2018)


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E-mail Address: mtam@calstate.edu

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Last Updated: August 02, 2018