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Tim Polishan lives in Dunmore, Pennsylvania with his wife and four children.

His practice focus is business litigation.

He is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards reflecting confidential opinions of judges and members of the bar.

Tim is a Senior Hearing Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA).

He belongs to the Gaming Law and Federal Practice Committees of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) and maintains memberships in the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) and the Lackawanna County Bar Association (LBA).

Tim’s firm has discreetly represented business owners, corporate officers, lawyers, physicians and public figures and officials.

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

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 negotiations.

Business litigation

  • Jury and non-jury trials
  • Complex motions
  • Injunctions


  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Tort

White collar

  • Work to ask the government not to file charges it otherwise plans to pursue
  • Work to ask the government to drop a case it has already started
  • Complex sentencings

Matters have involved:

    • breach of contract
    • breach of fiduciary duty
    • breach of loyalty
    • business ethics
    • business valuation disputes
    • closely held entities
    • computer fraud
    • confidentiality
    • conspiracy
    • construction
    • corporate freeze outs
    • corruption
    • environmental issues
    • financial crime
    • fraud
    • gaming
    • grand jury proceedings
    • health care law
    • intellectual property disputes
    • international parties
    • Lanham Act
    • multi-state proceedings
    • non-compete agreements
    • property development
    • regulatory matters
    • RICO
    • shareholder litigation
    • shareholder oppression
    • tortious interference with contract
    • trademarks
    • trade and business practices
    • trade secrets
    • veil-piercing and alter ego theories

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Areas of Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • White Collar
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District Court of New Jersey - Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York - Pro Hac Vice
Schools Attended
  • University of Scranton - B.A. - Honors Program
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law - J.D.
Associations & Memberships
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Associate Member
  • American Bar Association - Business Law Section Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)
  • Lackawanna Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member of Gaming Law and Federal Practice Committees