In his 28 years of practice, Tim has distinguished himself as one of Chicago's elite trial attorneys. Prior to joining the firm, Tim practiced for 15 years at the prestigious Clifford Law Offices in Chicago and, before that, as a member of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Bureau of Special Prosecutions. He has tried more than 100 jury and bench trials to verdict.
After 180 depositions and navigating millions of pages of documents over several years, Tim, acting as one of the lead counsel of the Plaintiffs' Executive Committee, secured a $1.2 billion settlement in the World Trade Center litigation against the airlines for security breaches that led to the tragic 9/11 hijackings and air crashes.
In 2015, Tim obtained the largest verdict in Illinois and the 25th largest in the nation with a $25.9 million verdict on behalf of a client who was severely injured in a horrific Yellow Cab taxi crash.
Tim has been inducted as a fellow into the International Society of Barristers and the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has also been recognized multiple times as a Super Lawyer, including as a Leading Lawyer in 2008. He is a member of The Summit Council.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
- Medical Malpractice
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
Conferences & Topics
How to Win Trucking Cases (2018)
February 25-26, 2018
Win in Opening Statement: Tips for Effective Openings and How to Apply Opening Statement Elements to Your Personal Style
A New Look at How to Win Trucking Cases (2017)
April 23-24, 2017
Dismantling the 'Broker Defense' in Discovery and at Trial