Tim has developed significant experience in defense of multiple litigation areas, including trucking and transportation litigation, professional liability, and products liability. He has represented a substantial number of commercial trucking companies, as well as owner operators. Tim serves as the chair of the firm's Trucking & Transportation Litigation Practice Group.
For more than 15 years, Tim has represented a national provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation in cases ranging from class actions to in-patient, out-patient, and ambulatory surgery care. With 20 years experience in defending product liability litigation representing major manufacturers, Tim has also represented specialty manufacturers of both industrial and consumer products.
Tim is a graduate of Richard Stockton College. He attended the Dickinson School of Law where he received his juris doctor in 1988. Tim began his career with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in 1987 as a law clerk and is now the managing shareholder of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office.
Tim has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2005-2006, 2009, 2011-2013 in the area of Civil Litigation Defense.
Significant Representative Matters
Represented a subcontractor in a dispute concerning the design specifications and construction methods used in building a multi-level parking facility. In that context, engaged an expert architect and successfully defended the work performed by the subcontractor client.
Successfully defended through trial a product liability action involving catastrophic head injuries sustained by a 5-year-old child where potential exposure was in excess of $5 million.
Successfully resolved a multi-party, complex legal malpractice action involving more than 10 years of underlying litigation over a family trust with a gross value in excess of $10 million.
Tried to defense verdict, after a six-week jury trial, an action involving a quadriplegic, persistent vegetative state plaintiff in a multi-party medical malpractice matter.
Areas of Practice
The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1988 J.D.
Stockton State College, 1984 B.A.
"Negligent Spoliation of Evidence: A New Tort?" Defense Digest, December, 1995
"Spoliation of Evidence," Pennsylvania Law Weekly, April, 1997
Areas of Practice
- The Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1988)
- Stockton State College (B.A., 1984)
- Pennsylvania, 1988
Associations & Memberships
- Cumberland County Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Committee on Professional Liability
- Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Honors & Awards
- Litigation Counsel of America Fellows
- AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyer , 2005-2006, 2009, 2011-2013
- Best Lawyers in America, 2013