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Natashia Tidwell

Natashia Tidwell

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Natashia is a Partner at Saul Ewing, where she specializes in Higher Education, K-12 Schools, and White Collar and Government Litigation. Her practice also includes a significant civil rights component in the education and law enforcement space. She has served as Co-Chair of Task Force on Ensuring Police Accountability and past Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section. She is also a member of the Joint Bar Committee and the BBA Executive Committee. She previously served on the Criminal Law Section, the John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee, the Beacon Award Steering Committee, and the Criminal Justice Reform Working Group. Natashia draws on her experience as a federal prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section and the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Massachusetts, as well as her past experience as a police officer in Cambridge, where she was the first female lieutenant in the department’s history. She currently serves as the lead Monitor in Ferguson, Missouri, where she oversees implementation of a series of court-ordered reforms following the Department of Justice’s pattern and practice investigation of the City’s police department and municipal court. Natashia is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and New England School of Law.