Tim serves as a partner at Duggan Bertsch, and brings to the Firm a reputation as one of the top lawyers in sports and entertainment in the country. In the entertainment world, Tim serves as counsel to the owners of venues and the producers of over twenty major music festivals and events including Pitchfork Music Festival, Life is Beautiful, and Riot Fest. Tim’s work in this space spans North America, counseling clients in all aspects of the business including contract negotiation and drafting, risk management, insurance needs, claims management, and strategic consulting.
Tim is an “AV Preeminent Rated” attorney, and is rated by both Super Lawyers© and Leading Lawyers© publications. Tim has been honored as one of the Law Bulletin’s 40 under 40 Attorneys to watch.
Tim is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, currently teaching courses in Sports and Entertainment Law. Tim has also served as a legal analyst for ABC, Fox, and WGN.
Tim is an accomplished legal writer, published as an author and contributor in nationally respected law reviews, periodicals, and bar association publications including the New York Times, Crain’s Chicago Business, USA Today, ESPN the Magazine, the American Lawyer, and the Sports Business Journal.
Tim is actively involved with the Bunkers in Baghdad charity, and has served as an Advisory Council member at the Fetzer Institute, and a Selection Committee member for the Tillman Military Scholars program.