Tara Johnson brings a strong background in contract development, analysis, and negotiation to the Contract Negotiations team at Cornerstone Advisors. Before joining Cornerstone, Tara was most recently a senior business analyst and contract negotiator at Paladin fs. She has also negotiated contracts in the corporate office at FIS, worked in the Financial Crimes Unit at Deutsche Bank, and was a member of the corporate legal team at U.S. Bank. In addition, Tara was a licensed Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator. She began her negotiating career at H&R Block’s corporate headquarters for ExpressTax.

Tara holds a Juris Doctorate with a Transactional and International Law concentration from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in Business, French, and Communications from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.