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Tim assists clients in commercial litigation and consumer defense matters. He works with financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, franchisors, and manufacturers in litigation, arbitration, and business disputes around the country.


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2009, J.D., Senior Articles Editor; Journal of Law and Social Policy
  • Université de Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne, 2009, Master of Laws, Global Business Law
  • Boston College, 2004, B.A., cum laude, Presidential Scholar; Scholar of the College

  • Illinois

  • State Supreme Court - Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court - District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Arkansas

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • French

Awards & Recognition

  • Rising Star, National Immigrant Justice Center, 2015
  • California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award, 2016
  • Access to Justice Award, ACLU of Southern California, 2016