Education

  • Northwestern School of Law
  • Lewis & Clark College (J.D., 1998)
  • University of Oregon
  • (B.A., 1992)

A civil litigator with an impressive local and international history, Timothy Resch helps employers and small businesses find success in federal and state court litigation matters.

Tim’s practice emphasizes employment law advice and litigation, primarily for small businesses. He has experience litigating cases involving the Americans with Disabilities Act, sexual harassment under Title VII, as well as state law wrongful discharge cases. He also advises clients on responses to claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries. Tim routinely deals with noncompetition agreements and trade secrets matters for employers.

Tim spent four and a half years working for the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. During his most recent service, he spent six months at the Tribunal where he was part of the team preparing for trial in the Radovan Karadžic case. Prior, he served four-years as a legal officer for the Tribunal where he conducted in-court direct examinations in international war crimes trials, and traveled extensively throughout the former Yugoslavia investigating serious violations of international humanitarian law. Tim’s experience has been included in articles in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin and Lewis & Clark’s alumni magazine.

Tim was a special prosecutor with the Multnomah County District Attorney, representing the State of Oregon in misdemeanor criminal trials. Before that, he worked as a clerk to the Yamhill County District Attorney and as special judicial clerk to Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge William J. Keys.

The former managing editor of Environmental Law Review, Tim graduated from the University of Oregon and Northwestern School of Law. He volunteers as a regional judge for the Classroom Law Project.