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Timothy Joseph McIlwain

Timothy Joseph McIlwain

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Employment & Labor, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

About Me

Since 1996, Mr. McIlwain has gained diversified experience in civil litigation representing both the rights of corporate entities and injured individuals.  He has become an accomplished trial attorney working as a solo practitioner and in large to medium size law firms.  In addition to injury cases, he has become well versed in entertainment and sports law, as well as business disputes, right of privacy, and employment. He has successfully represented a variety of celebrities in cases involving discrimination and contract disputes. Mr. McIlwain helped change sports medicine forever by defeating major corporations like Comcast and the Philadelphia Flyers resulting in a multimillion dollar jury verdict. He has successfully defended NFL hall of fame running back Jim Brown, sued former heavy weight boxing champions, and the World Hockey Association. He has represented Donald Trump's Casinos and served as counsel for Walmart on work related injuries. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
    3 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
    3 years
  3. Wrongful Termination: 20%
  4. Discrimination: 20%

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Contact Info

Timothy J. McIlwain, Attorney at Law, LLC

89 River Street #1538
Hoboken, NJ, 07030



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerPrivate Law Practice, Hoboken & Atlantic City, NJ2000 - Present
AssociatePetro Cohen Law Firm1996 - 1999

Association NamePosition NameDuration
NFL Players AssociationCertified Contract Advisor1996 - 2006
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Sports Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeMemberN/A
New Jersey Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Inns of Court FoundationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Babych v. Philadelphia Flyers, Comcast Corp., Dr. BartolozziJury verdict worth 2.5 million dollars
Moravek, et al. v. Sneakers Software, Inc., et al.1.8 million dollar jury verdict
George T. Finn v. TJ & Sons Corp., Inc, et al.Jury verdict 18 times the value of the arbitration award

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A2008
New York Law SchoolLawJD1995
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical Economy of Industrial SocietiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Boardwalk SeminarBringing Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College Methods to Atlantic City, New Jersey2012