Richard C. Tallman

Richard Charles Tallman (born March 3, 1953) is a Senior Circuit of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a former of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review.

Born in Oakland, , Tallman received his Bachelor of degree in 1975 from the of Santa Clara and his Juris in 1978 from Northwestern School of , where he served as the executive of the review.

After serving as a clerk for Morell E. Sharp of the Court for the Western of , Tallman worked as a trial lawyer for the Department of Justice and as an Assistant Attorney in , .

From 1983 until his appointment to the Ninth Circuit in 2000, Tallman was an attorney in private practice in , including as chairman of the -collar criminal practice group at the former Bogle and Gates firm between 1990 and 1999.

After that firm closed on March 31, 1999, Tallman formed the firm Tallman & Severin.

Among Tallman's higher-profile clients in private practice was representing the Mariners in legal disputes over scheduling rights in the Kingdome.

Tallman also handled medical malpractice and procurement cases.

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