He previously served as assistant dean of career services at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and the Penn State Dickinson 法学院. He was also the director of lateral recruiting & diversity strategy for Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice. While at Womble Carlyle he was based in the law firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office and was responsible for directing the lateral recruiting and diversity efforts for the firm’s 11 offices. Additionally, Tatum has experience recruiting attorneys for law firms and corporate legal departments as the owner and lead recruiter for Diversity Legal Recruiting from 2002 to 2006. Early in his career he practiced law as a corporate associate for Hunton & Williams in Atlanta and Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
他获得了学士学位 优等生 从亚特兰大和他的J.D.莫尔豪斯学院 优等生 从法律的伊利诺伊大学的香槟分校，伊利诺伊州。