Tim focuses his practice on defending employers against employee lawsuits and counseling employers on best practices to avoid potential liability. Additionally, he has a focus on employment-based immigration compliance, specifically related to Form I-9 and E-Verify. Tim has defended a variety of state and federal employment claims at the agency, trial and appellate levels, including race, sex, age and disability discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, and breach of contract claims.
Tim has second-chaired a breach of contract arbitration between a religious institution and a former clergyman, resulting in a finding in our client’s favor and a net recovery of over $200,000. Additionally, Tim has obtained complete summary judgment on a variety of discrimination claims raised by a current employee of a large healthcare company.
Before joining the firm, Tim worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Greg Kays, United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri. In that position, Tim gained extensive experience with all phases of civil and criminal matters, all from the perspective of the decision maker.