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Timothy J. McCarthy

Timothy J. McCarthy

Senior Counsel


  • Litigation
  • Business & Commercial

WSG Practice Industries


Texas, U.S.A.

WSG Leadership

WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group

Tim McCarthy resolves disputes across a broad range of subject matter areas and jurisdictions, and focuses on international disputes before American courts and international arbitral tribunals. He has represented U.S. and international multinationals and middle-market companies, banks, funds and investment managers, closely-held concerns, and individual investors and executives, in commercial cases, financial and investment disputes, complex fraud matters, insolvency proceedings, sanctions and trade regulatory matters, and international enforcement and asset tracing efforts.

Tim’s clients and cases have spanned more than 30 countries, common and civil law jurisdictions, and a broad range of arbitral institutions and rule sets. He has acted in some of the highest-profile and highest-value cases of this century, including the Bush v. Gore 2000 election litigation, the Enron bankruptcy, and the civil litigations arising out the terrorist attacks of September 11th. He has also represented and defended U.S. and international corporate clients, as well as individual clients, in white-collar criminal proceedings, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement matters. Tim has past experience as a corporate transactional attorney, including Islamic finance, and ongoing experience with innovative dispute funding strategies.

Tim received a J.D. and LL.M. from the Duke University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science and Russian from the University of Notre Dame. He is admitted in New York and Texas, and practices nationwide from both Dallas and New York.

Bar Admissions

New York



Duke University School of Law, LL.M., 1999 Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1997 University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1994
Areas of Practice

Business & Commercial | Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance | International Business Disputes | International Law & Trade Regulation | Litigation


The Present Coronavirus Epidemic and the Law of Force Majeure: How to Assess Options
Dykema, March 2020

Introduction The supply chain effects from the global spread of the novel coronavirus have been building for nearly two months, and are expected to reach a peak in the near future (if not necessarily then to recede).[1] The effects have centered on China to date, but the epidemic has spread to other centers of production and the duration of its threat to public health and of the governmental and social measures taken to address its spread remains unknown...

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