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Overview

Timothy focuses his practice on representing financial institutions, corporations, governmental entities and individuals in a broad range of commercial, real estate, bankruptcy, constitutional and land use litigation matters before the state and federal courts of Wisconsin.

Timothy's representative experience includes:

  • Advising clients on buying and selling debt and secured loan obligations.
  • Representing clients in real estate litigation at the trial court and appellate court levels.
  • Counseling national, regional and community financial institutions and servicers in contested liquidation, insolvency and lender liability matters.

Industry

Service

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Litigation - Real Estate, 2016-2021; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2021
  • Wisconsin Law Journal, Wisconsin Up and Coming Lawyers, 2013
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010-2019

Education

  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
      • Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Associate Editor
  • B.A., Marquette University
    • cum laude
    • English and Philosophy

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Experience
  • Represented national, regional and community financial institutions and servicers in contested liquidation, insolvency and lender liability matters.
  • Secured verdict in favor of secured party against claims of forgery and fraud.
  • Documented secured loan restructurings, forbearance agreements and workout arrangements.
  • Counseled secured parties in resolving disputes regarding negotiable instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Advised clients on buying and selling debt and secured loan obligations.
  • Defended preference actions and claims to avoid liens in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.
  • Counseled national financial institutions in complex real estate negotiations, contested foreclosures, commercial evictions, and commercial and consumer loan workouts.
  • Preserved interests in real estate overcoming challenges to loan documentation.
  • Represented clients in real estate litigation at the trial court and appellate court levels, including quiet title actions, challenges to zoning regulations, easement application and validity, the enforceability of recorded deed restrictions, reformation of security instruments, and the priority of competing security interests.
  • Obtained defense verdict after two-week trial in federal court in favor of former business owners against claims of defamation, conversion and intentional interference with contract.
  • Argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Media Mentions | October 2020
Best Lawyers® 2021: The Midwest Issue
News Releases | November 11, 2019
26 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

The firm has 17 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and nine attorneys named to the Rising Stars list.

News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | November 13, 2018
32 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

Husch Blackwell has 32 attorneys named to the 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

News Releases | August 15, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2019 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 143 Husch Blackwell attorneys in its 2019 directory. The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and five attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

Community Leadership
  • Rotary Club of Milwaukee
  • Public Policy Forum
  • Hope House of Milwaukee, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Milwaukee Tennis & Education Foundation, Board of Directors
  • United Way Emerging Leader Council

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