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Timothy (Tim) L. Wilson, Jr. is an associate in the Firm's Commercial Litigation Group, where he represents and counsels foreign sovereigns, international financial institutions, and private companies in the resolution of complex governmental and international disputes. He has experience representing clients in US federal and state trial and appellate courts, US federal regulatory agencies, and international treaty-based bodies.
Tim's varied practice includes actions seeking the recognition and enforcement of international arbitration awards under the New York Convention and the Federal Arbitration Act, cartel prosecutions under the Sherman Act, compliance with US sanctions and export controls, disputes under US admiralty and maritime law, and defense of foreign-sovereign clients under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
Tim is actively involved in pro bono matters at the Firm, where he focuses on obtaining asylum for LGBT people fleeing persecution in their home countries and on reforming incarceration practices in US prisons.
Tim has been recognized as a "DC Rising Star" by Super Lawyers (2018).
During law school, Tim served as Executive Symposium Editor of the Emory Law Journal. He worked as an intern in the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and served as a research assistant for the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT).
A Mandate for Failure: The Sedona Cooperation Proclamation and Modern Discovery Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 35 U. La Verne L. Rev. 165, 2013