Tamar Gronvall serves as General Counsel for the Minnesota Department of Commerce. In her role, she provides legal counsel to the divisions of Commerce and regulated industries regarding the law and regulations within the Department's regulatory authority.
Before joining Commerce in 2016, she was an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General since 2004. In 2007, she became the Manager of the Tax Litigation, Education, Bankruptcy and State Pensions Divisions where she represented several large Minnesota state agencies in a wide variety of litigation in state and federal district courts, appellate courts, administrative and executive courts.
From 2003 to 2007, Tamar was an adjunct faculty and attorney instructor at the University of Minnesota Law School and has provided pro bono legal services throughout her legal career. From 2001 to 2004, she worked in private practice.
Tamar earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Minnesota with a double major in political science and philosophy and graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School.