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Tim is a civil trial attorney with over 30 years experience. Tim has tried over 75 jury cases to verdict and has handled many more mediations and arbitrations. He has represented a variety of businesses and individuals in both complex litigation and a variety of challenging cases. He regularly handles the defense and prosecution of civil matters in the following areas:

  • Labor and Employment
  • LawPersonal Injury
  • Railroad FELA and Railroad Crossings and other Railroad related cases
  • Commercial Matters
  • Regulatory
  • Third Party
  • Insurance/Fire Loss Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Real Estate
  • Contract Matters/Fiduciary Duty Disputes
  • Product Liability Business Disputes
  • Will and Trust Disputes

Outside the firm, Tim has served on several charity boards and coached a variety of youth sports teams. Tim continues to coach Mock Trial. In 2011 he helped coach a high school Mock Trial team to a State Championship and a 12th place finish at Nationals.

Tim enjoys being outdoors, golfing, hiking, and skiing in his spare time.

  • 1000 Southwest Broadway, Suite 1400
    Portland, OR 97205
  • University of Oregon, J.D.
  • University of Oregon, BA, graduated 1980
Bar Admissions
  • Oregon, State Bar
  • Washington, State Bar
  • Idaho, State Bar
  • ALFA International Labor & Employment Practice Group - Steering Commiettee
  • American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association - Member
  • Emerging Local Government Leaders Network - Member
  • Federal Bar Assoication - Member
  • Multnomah Bar Association - Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel - Member
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Public Risk Management Association - Member
  • United States District Court Historical Society - Member
Court Admissions
  • United States District Courts of Oregon and Washington, including the Eastern and Western Districts
  • United States District Court of Idaho

Sussman Shank LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Railroad Law
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2014 - 2021: Railroad Law
  • Oregon Super Lawyers® 2015 - 2020: Civil Litigation - Defense
  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in the area of Transportation Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
  • A.V. rating by Martindale-Hubbell


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