Timothy Duffy

Timothy Duffy

Business and Litigation Attorney

Lake Forest
Illinois
Licensed in
IL, Ontario
The University of Chicago Law School

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Tim is an Illinois and Ontario licensed attorney. For the past five years he has helped a wide variety of startups, small businesses, and individuals manage their legal issues, from setting up entities, managing federal and state reporting requirements, hiring and managing employees, protecting trademarks and copyrights, and resolving disputes. Tim’s legal and business experience allows him to provide practical, high-quality legal advice quickly and efficiently.

Prior to establishing his solo practice, he was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he practiced for 22 years as a commercial litigator. His practice focused on financial,
… read more accounting, shareholder, and corporate governance, as well as employment, trade secret, and contract work.

Tim received his J.D. from The Law School of The University of Chicago in 1994. He clerked for the Hon. Douglas H Ginsburg on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
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"My session with Tim was well spent. He was clear and concise in explaining the pros and cons of the tax structure for my LLC and did not overcharge me. I fully understand what I need to do moving forward and what will work best for my business. I highly recommend his services."

Form LLC
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"Impressive! Timothy help us in every possible way, from guidance to the construction of documents. He was very thoughtful adn really understanding. When doing his analysis, he proposed several options for us to choose from, it was an austanding job. Thanks Tim for everything"

Restructure Corporation
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"Thank you"

Assist with General Advice
Posted on Sep 11, 2022
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"Tim quickly assessed our situation, got to the crux of our issues, and suggested strategy options with pros and cons. His letter writing on our behalf was masterful. The points and demands were clear, concise and the tone diplomatic yet forceful; a perfect blend of being general and specific at the same time. He is very responsive, quick with next steps, has an easy manner and is always professional. Highly recommend."

Advise & counsel on corporate governance and compliance issues related to a not-for-profit.
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"Working with Tim was fast and easy. I needed several items handled and he did so quickly and with plenty of communication along the way to keep me updated on the status of things. With so many other things on my plate at the time, it was very helpful to have someone taking care of important items with competency and efficiency."

Draft Contract, Register an LLC, Review Documents
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Work History

Law Office of Timothy A. Duffy

Principal

Jan 2018 - Present

Working as a solo practitioner since 2018 helping a wide variety of startups, small businesses, and individuals manage their legal issues, from setting up entities, managing federal and state reporting requirements, hiring and managing employees, protecting trademarks and copyrights, and resolving disputes

Jan 2018 - Present

Kirkland & Ellis

Partner

Sep 1995 - Dec 2017

Partner at one of the world's leading law firms with a practice focused on financial, accounting, shareholder, and corporate governance, as well as employment, trade secret, and contract work.

Sep 1995 - Dec 2017

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