Overview

A partner with the firm’s New York office, Tim advises international and domestic insurers concerning first-party property and builder’s risk claims involving commercial, energy, industrial, mining, and homeowner risks. He also advises insurers regarding commercial general liability, environmental liability, and professional liability claims. Along with providing advice, Tim regularly represents insurers in coverage litigation in state and federal courts around the country, and was lead trial counsel for primary-layer insurers in Nat’l R.R. Passenger Corp. v. Arch Specialty Ins. Co., 124 F. Supp. 3d 264 (S.D.N.Y. 2015) involving a favorable summary judgment ruling enforcing a flood sublimit and insurers’ one occurrence position. He also advises claims and legal teams on a variety of claims, underwriting, and regulatory issues.

Along with his coverage practice, Tim also handles complex commercial litigation. He enjoys a wealth of experience having practiced as an attorney for over 20 years. Early on in his career, and immediately after graduating from law school, Tim worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York where he prosecuted felony cases and was first in his class to be promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney.

Tim earned his law degree at the University of Notre Dame Law School. While there, he served as the Executive Editor of the Journal of College and University Law and co-authored an article on student-athletes with disabilities. He also served as President of the Public interest Law Foundation. Tim earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and American Studies from the University of Delaware. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 1998)
  • University of Delaware (B.A., 1994)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New York

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