Born and raised in Baltimore City, Tiffani's passion for law started at the tender age of 7. Enthralled by television lawyers like Matlock and Perry Mason, Tiffani was determined to become the best trial attorney.
From the beginning of her legal career, Tiffani was determined to use her education and training to help people and to improve the community. Early in her career, Tiffani zealously represented clients in a variety of personal injury and wrongful death matters. Her goal - to help people rebuild their lives during their darkest moments. Over time, Tiffani went on to expand her practice to include medical malpractice, birth injuries, pharmacy errors and nursing home negligence. She has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her clients, including a $2 million jury verdict in a slip and fall case, a $4.3 million settlement in a medical malpractice case, and a $1 million settlement in a wrongful death case in Washington County, Maryland.
In addition to helping her clients rebuild their lives, Tiffani is an active member of the community. She is Co-Chairperson of the Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee. She also serves on Board of Directors for the Monumental Bar Foundation and is the Vice President of the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust. Because of her demonstrated track record of success for her clients and deep involvement in the legal community, Tiffani was recognized in the 2015 edition of the Daily Record's Leading Women.
As Managing Partner of Downs Collins, Tiffani is responsible for overseeing the firm's strategic growth. Prior to co-founding Downs Collins, Tiffani ran a successful law practice, which included handling contract disputes and commercial real estate transactions. She has the ability to devise creative solutions from various perspectives, which stems from her diverse prior experience as an associate at premier civil defense and plaintiffs firms. Additionally, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable David Young of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.
Tiffani obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland where she was named co-captain of the school's nationally recognized Mock Trial team. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, Tiffani went on to pursue her Juris Doctor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. While in law school, Tiffani was again named co-captain of the school's nationally recognized Trial Team. Upon graduating, Tiffani was inducted into the National Order of the Barristers for excellence in trial advocacy.