Timothy Katsiff represents companies, as well as directors and officers, in securities class actions, derivative actions, and merger litigation. He represents audit and special committees of boards of public companies, broker-dealers, and individuals in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and self-regulatory organization proceedings.
Tim also handles business torts, trade secrets and patent suits, and environmental, insurance, and banking cases. He has defended public companies in merger-related shareholder suits in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. He has represented major financial institutions in various matters. His experience also includes defending a major energy company in a large commercial contract dispute and representing a defense contractor in various contract disputes.
At Ballard Spahr, Tim is a member of the firm's Litigation Department and its Securities Enforcement and Corporate Governance Litigation Group.
American Inns of Court
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Recognition & Accomplishments
Benchmark Litigation, "Local Litigation Star," Appellate, Securities, General Commercial Litigation, 2010-2021
Lawyer on the Fast Track Award, American Lawyer Media, 2005
Board Memberships & Community Service
Trustee, BalletX, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Former Trustee and Board Chair, George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Former Trustee, Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Cornell Law School (J.D. 1994)
Articles Editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
University of Chicago (B.A. 1991, With Honors in the College and Special Honors)
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, and 11th Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania