Tim's litigation practice focuses on representing corporations and other employers in a wide variety of employment and commercial litigation disputes. He has significant experience defending employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation and breach of contract claims.
Tim is experienced in all phases of litigation but recognizes that avoiding litigation altogether is often a client's best business option. Tim routinely counsels employers on best practices to avoid litigation and assists clients in matters before the EEOC and various state and local human rights commissions.
As trial counsel, Tim has achieved defense verdicts in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Some examples of Tim's work include:
In addition to his trial work, Tim has authored briefs submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Kansas Supreme Court and the Kansas Court of Appeals.
Prior to joining Berkowitz Oliver, Tim served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Kansas Attorney General's Office and as an associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in New York City and Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Overland Park, Kansas.