Timothy M.Hoppe

Partner

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Tim counsels and represents employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation and traditional labor law, including wage and hour class actions and employment discrimination claims.

Tim has represented companies from a variety of industries in state and federal court. He has assisted in opposing conditional certification in wage and hour actions, obtained summary judgment in single plaintiff discrimination cases, and assisted with EEOC and NLRB administrative proceedings. He has also advised clients on employee-related issues like employee handbooks, vacation and sick time policies, and ADA accommodation issues.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Tim clerked for the Honorable William E. Smith, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Before that, he worked for another large law firm in Chicago. He received his JD, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2012, where he was active in the school’s trial advocacy program and Bluhm Legal Clinic.

Before entering law school, Tim was the legislative director for a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, focusing on health care, education, and local economic development issues.

  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law

    Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, articles editor
    Northwestern Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy Trial Team

  • BA, College of the Holy Cross

    Cum laude

  • California
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts