PRACTICESCommercial Litigation & Arbitration
Unfair Competition & Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
- Washington University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Hamilton College, B.A., cum laude
- U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
Timothy C. Cowan
Timothy Cowan represents clients - individuals, classes, and businesses - in complex commercial and civil litigation matters, including antitrust, construction defect, breach of contract, class action, employment, and appellate.He draws on his rich experience - internships, externships, federal clerkships and working for a large regional law firm - to guide his legal practice and his approach to handling cases and developing legal strategies. He also leverages his mathematics and economics background to better assess client damages and liabilities.
He handles all pre- and post-trial facets of litigation: drafting dispositive motions, preparing experts for deposition, taking and defending depositions, composing discovery motions, participating in mediations and drafting appellate briefs.
Tim has had the fortunate experience of working on high-profile, complex cases for Fortune 500 companies, including an information technology company, an online gaming company, a video streaming service, and a semiconductor company.
Also significant was his clerkship for District Judge Gary R. Brown of the Eastern District of New York. In that role, he learned firsthand what makes an effective attorney and how judges think about and approach cases. He also honed his legal writing and research skills in this role.
Tim has a strong work ethic and a drive for perfection. He always strives to learn every fact and nuance about a case so that he can answer, address, or refute any aspect of his cases at any given time.
Pro Bono Activities
- Represented an inmate in an Armed Career Criminal Act appeal in the Sixth Circuit.
- Represented an individual seeking to declare the “crimes involving moral turpitude” provision of the Immigration and Naturalization Act unconstitutionally vague in the Third Circuit.