Timothy Knapp is a litigation partner in the Firm's Chicago office. He has litigated in hearings and trials across the United States, including as first and second chair. He focuses his practice in the private equity, mergers and acquisitions, audit, securities law, and bankruptcy contexts. In particular, he represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide array of business disputes.

Tim graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. Before attending law school, Tim worked as a forensic accountant and valuation specialist for Charles River Associates, focusing on the Enron “mega-claims” litigation. Tim’s finance and accounting background allows him to bring a unique, business-focused perspective to each of his engagements.



Recognized as “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer Litigation Daily, July 24, 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009Illinois


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2009
  • University of Notre DameB.B.A., Financesumma cum laude2004