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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

  • 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

  • In a complex commercial dispute, Tim Polishan successfully opposed a motion which sought to undo a $600,000 interest bearing penalty judgment he had won for a Plaintiff in federal district court.  Read On

  • Tim Polishan won a judgment in United States District Court for the full amount sought by the Plaintiff in a complex tax dispute between two shareholders of a private company. Read On

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