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Mr. Toler concentrates his practice in the arbitration and litigation of complex construction disputes. He represents owners, general contractors and subcontractors on a wide variety of commercial, industrial and institutional construction projects.


He has been in private practice for more than 32 years and has handled claims invoving delay, disruption and acceleration / labor inefficiency and loss of productivity / differing site conditions / construction defects and warranties / design negligence / construction contract terminations  / performance and payment bonds / mechanic's liens.


Mr. Toler was included in The Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law for 2013, 2014 and 2015, and recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" for Construction Litigation every year since 2007. He has received an "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded, every year since 1993.


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 70%
    33 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    33 years
  3. Contracts: 10%
    33 years
  4. Arbitration: 10%
    33 years


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  • Michael L. Chapman

    I endorse this lawyer. Tim Toler is an outstanding construction lawyer who works hard for his clients.


    Michael Chapman Construction & Development Attorney
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Contact info

The Toler Firm LLC

100 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1020
Atlanta, GA, 30339


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198301/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Construction LawBest Lawyers in America2015
Construction LitigationGeorgia Super Lawyer2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Toler Firm LLC2015 - Present
PartnerMills Paskert Divers2013 - 2015
Managing MemberToler & Associates LLC, fka Toler & Hanrahan LLC2004 - 2013
PartnerSmith Currie & Hancock LLP2001 - 2004
PrincipalTimothy N. Toler, PC1997 - 1999
PartnerHunter Maclean Exley & Dunn, PC1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationConstruction Law Section Member2000 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationArbitratror Construction Panel1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Western Surety Co. v. APAC-Southeast, Inc., 302 Ga. App. 654 (2010).N/A
Northeastern Power Co. v. Balcke-Durr, Inc., 39 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 713 (E.D. Pa., 1999)N/A
Northeastern Power Co. v. Balcke-Durr, Inc., 49 F.Supp.2d 783 (E.D. Pa. 1999)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Litigators On Experts, ABA PublishingCommunicating With Experts: Privilege Issues2010
Construct!, ABA Section of Litigation, Vol. 14, No. 1Overpayment to Contractor May Discharge Surety2004
51 Mercer Law ReviewAnnual Survey of Construction Law1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of GeorgiaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Construction Law for Architects, Engineers and ContractorsLaw of Construction Defects and Failures2012
Construction Law SectionArbitrability Determinations2010
Construction Law for Architects, Engineers and ContractorsThe Key Construction Contract Clauses2010
Construction Law for the General PractionerContract Negotiations from the Contractor's Perspective2009
Construction Law for Architects, Engineers & ContractorsDesign-Build vs. Traditional Construction: Risk and Benefit Analysis and Construction Contract Issues2007
International Construction Law ConferenceWho Decides Arbitrability? Howsam v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.2003