Tammy B. Gattis began her career on Capitol Hill as Director of Special Projects for the Honorable John Paul Hammerschmidt. After graduating with her law degree in 1989, Ms. Gattis clerked for Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Tom Glaze and served as the Pulaski County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.
Ms. Gattis went into private practice in 1993, forming the law practice of Gattis & Green, P.A. There, she practiced in the areas of family law, business law, probate, social security disability, and appeals.
In 1998, Ms. Gattis became Assistant General Counsel for the Arkansas Secretary of State, providing legal assistance in the business filing office. She also provided legal advice in the UCC and Trademark filing offices, and lobbied extensively before the Arkansas Legislature in these areas. Ms. Gattis was instrumental in the passage of Revised Article Nine in Arkansas in 2001.
During her time as Assistant General Counsel, Ms. Gattis lectured at continuing legal education seminars in areas such as commercial law, business entity formation, and trademarks. She also helped each of the circuit clerk’s offices in the state, as well as the Arkansas Secretary of State, implement and digitize the filing of UCC liens.
Ms. Gattis reentered private practice in 2003, offering legal services in the areas of family law, business law, probate, social security disability, and personal injury. In 2017, she was honored by Arkansas Life as one Arkansas’s top attorneys.
- Arkansas, 1989
- S. District Court, District of Arkansas, 1992
- Arkansas Bar Association
- Pulaski County Bar Association
- University of Tulsa, B.A., 1982
- University of Arkansas, J.D., 1989