Founding Member

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Tim is a business litigation attorney and founding member of the firm. He is a Senior Hearing Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, a Member of the American Bar Association, and serves as Of Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman.


Tim has represented businesses, clubs, families, individuals, business owners, corporate officers, physicians, lawyers, pro bono clients, and individuals harmed as well as those accused of doing harm.

Litigation Practice

A federal judge who's seen him "on many cases in court" has stated in a public court proceeding that Tim is "an outstanding lawyer in all respects. He's an outstanding trial lawyer. He's an outstanding litigator. He's an outstanding researcher. He has great credibility with the Court."

Tim has tried cases to verdict including federal, state, civil, criminal, jury, and non-jury trials. Case Results Link.

He has litigated a wide range of complex civil and criminal matters, in corporate and individual representations, for plaintiffs and defendants, in trials and hearings, appeals, arbitration, administrative proceedings, grand jury proceedings, class and collective actions, mediation, and settlement negotiation.

In addition to business litigation, other litigation practice areas include employment, health care, IRS collection matters, and personal injury.


Tim is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating in ability and ethics reflecting confidential opinions of judges and members of the bar. Tim's Avvo rating is 10. This is Avvo's highest rating.

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - M.D. Pa.
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - M.D. Pa.
  • U.S. District Court - E.D. Pa.
  • U.S. District Court - D.N.J. - Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court - S.D.N.Y. - Pro Hac Vice
  • Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • University of Scranton - Honors Program

Recent Case Results

  • Tim Polishan won dismissal of a tort action filed against a global corporation due to lack of personal jurisdiction and defective service. As the dismissal was achieved after expiration of the applicable deadline for the Plaintiff to pursue this claim, Tim's client who achieved this dismissal has been permanently removed from the case, even though the action is still proceeding against other defendants. Read On

  • Tim Polishan won a summary judgment decision for a corporate client in an international business dispute which eliminated millions of dollars in exposure by eliminating various statutory, tort, attorney fee, and punitive damage prior to the scheduling of a jury trial for the basic underlying breach of contract claim which remains pending.   Read On

  • In a complex shareholder dispute, Tim Polishan won a motion seeking a charging order for a Plaintiff to use to help collect a judgment won in federal court. Read On

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