Tim joined Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Lexington office as an Associate in 2016, after working for four years in private practice. He is part of the Business Litigation, Business Torts, Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring, and Tort, Trial & Insurance Services groups.
Tim has wide-ranging experience in corporate restructurings and bankruptcies. He assisted in the representation of a restaurant operator in its Chapter 11 proceeding, which resulted in the confirmation of a plan of liquidation proposed jointly with the unsecured creditors’ committee. In another Chapter 11 proceeding, he helped represent a cattle farming operation as it successfully reorganized and exited bankruptcy. He also has assisted in the representation of a liquidating trustee who oversaw the administration and distribution of the unsecured creditors’ trust in a bankruptcy that concerned multiple coal mining companies. Additionally, he was part of a team representing a coal company in its acquisition of a mine complex in Virginia.
Before joining SKO, Tim focused primarily on civil litigation and honed his skills in complex federal cases, bankruptcy and product liability. Tim’s background includes a clerkship to the Honorable Karen K. Caldwell, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable John A. Gibney Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.For his many legal accomplishments, Tim has been recognized as a Rising Star by Kentucky Super Lawyers®.
Business Litigation: Tim’s experience as a litigator spans a wide range of matters for clients in a variety of industries. He has particular expertise in cases involving premises liability, environmental permitting, eminent domain, class actions, and actions under the Federal Employers Liability Act.
Business Torts: At all stages of litigation, Tim represents clients in defending and prosecuting torts such as breach of contract claims, lender liability and shareholder disputes.
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring: Tim provides consultative services that help lenders avoid litigation. He also represents lenders with respect to loans and asset-based credit, and he assists business debtors in insolvency situations.
Tort, Trial & Insurance Services: Along with handling torts, Tim routinely advises clients on coverage disputes, defense of bad faith, and other legal concerns relating to surety, bonding, and life and health insurance claims.