Tim J. Filer - Foster Pepper PLLC
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Tim J. Filer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Tim chairs the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. His broad commercial litigation practice focuses on class action defense, intellectual property disputes, and complex litigation. He has more than 20 years of experience prosecuting and defending actions in state and federal courts in addition to administrative hearings, regulatory enforcement proceedings and arbitrations.

Tim leads the firm’s Class Action Defense team. He has extensive experience in complex securities class action cases defending officers, companies and directors. A significant portion of Tim’s practice is dedicated to defending financial institutions and other companies in consumer protection, employment and other class actions. In the area of intellectual property, Tim has substantial experience in disputes involving trademark, trade secret and copyright infringement.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. District Court
  • Eastern District of Washington, 1988
  • Western District of Washington, 1988

9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 1997

U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

Washington State University BA 1983University of Washington J.D. 1986
American Bar AssociationWashington State Bar AssociationKing County Bar Association

Office Location

1111 Third Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98101-3292
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Securities