Timothy P. Scahill has extensive experience litigating a wide variety of civil cases from their inception through jury verdict. He regularly practices in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Human Rights Commission, the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, and the Cook County Commission on Human Rights.
Tim graduated summa cum laude from The John Marshall Law School and was ranked in the top 1% of his class. He was a member of The John Marshall Law Review and The John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, Problem Drafting Committee. While in law school, he also served as an extern in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and authored an Appellee’s Brief on behalf of the United States to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Tim has had a number of legal articles published and his publications have been cited as authority by the Illinois Appellate Court (twice), the California Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of North Carolina, and The Supreme Court of Kentucky. His published works have also been cited twice in Petitions for Writs of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court and have been discussed in a variety of legal publications including American Jurisprudence, Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice and Procedure, and American Law Reports.
Tim’s case victories have been featured in the Chicago Sun-Times and on the front page of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.