Tannaz N. Saponaro
Tannaz N. Saponaro is a highly recognized family law attorney specializing in sophisticated divorce matters with complex financial family estates, child custody, alongside ancillary probate and business disputes. She was born in Tehran, Iran before moving to Los Angeles, California with her family at a young age. She attended California State University in Northridge and of L’Universite Pour Les Etudiants Etranges in Aix En Provence, France before obtaining her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She is fluent in four languages including English, Farsi, French and Spanish.
After her tenure at the Boston law firm of Lee, Levine and Bowser LLP, and nearly 11 years at Verrill Dana LLP where she was an equity partner and instrumental to the creation and growth of their domestic relations department in Boston, Tannaz brings her broad experience and litigation expertise to each case at Saponaro Bingham LLP. Driven by the highest commitment to serve each client and family’s particular needs, Tannaz has earned a reputation for her strong advocacy, preparation and courtroom acumen throughout the Massachusetts courts.
Before entering the private practice of law, Tannaz honed her courtroom and trial skills as an Assistant District Attorney for Plymouth County, where she ran the Domestic Violence Unit at the district court level and continues to serve as Special Prosecutor for Plymouth County, aiding the Commonwealth when conflicts of interest arise.
Tannaz has been named Massachusetts Top Women in Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Family Law. She is consistently peered reviewed as a “Massachusetts Rising Star” in Family Law by Massachusetts Super Lawyers®. Tannaz is recognized as one of the Top Massachusetts Super Lawyers as determined by her peers.
In addition to participating in many continuing education programs, including national speaking engagements dealing with international family law issues, Tannaz has co-authored “Chapter 19: Appellate Procedure,” Massachusetts Divorce Law Practice Manual (2003, 2006 and 2018 Supplement), published by the Massachusetts Continuing Education-New England Law Institute. Tannaz is a faculty member at the Massachusetts Bar Association, the MCLE, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts of America.
Tannaz is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for Massachusetts.