Timothy S. Kearns

Timothy S. Kearns

  • Partner
  • Washington, DC
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Timothy has substantial experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, through trial if necessary, providing him with greater insight into the benefits and risks that matter most to clients. His experience encompasses a varied practice of antitrust litigation, False Claims Act/whistleblower litigation, securities litigation, commodities litigation, and other complex commercial litigation. His efforts have helped his clients recover more than $2.5 billion in settlements. 

Timothy regularly handles matters involving complex financial instruments and heads the firm’s investigation of matters under securities and commodities laws.

Working towards a diverse, equitable, and inclusive world is paramount to Timothy who is an active member of our Racial Justice working group.


Timothy’s clients include individual investors, investment funds, and multinational corporations. His dedication to helping clients realistically assess their options before and throughout litigation and his tenacity in securing a result, through appeal if necessary, help to ensure exceptional outcomes for his clients.