Tim Green has been integrally involved in the development and growth of the firm’s client base, particularly in energy and intellectual property (IP), since joining the firm in February 1999. Tim has overseen and managed some of the firm’s largest client relationships and major engagements including Fortune 500 companies, with a focus on power plant acquisitions and operations. Tim was instrumental in the growth in the firm’s IP practice area, which now totals more than 30 attorneys and IP professionals across the Northeast. Tim has also helped integrate general firm services into the operations of major manufacturers, high-tech companies, banks, and international conglomerates. Tim’s business acumen has helped foster mutually-beneficial relationships in identifying the right practice area and attorney at the firm that best suit a client’s needs and assessing the types of services they may need in the future as their business grows.
As a lead point of contact for the firm’s largest energy and utility clients with responsibility for all aspects of these relationships, Tim has represented electric power generators (renewable, fossil fuel and nuclear), Marcellus Shale oil and gas producers and pipelines, electric utilities and developers. In the transactional area, Tim has supervised the firm’s integration into deal matrices with national firms on acquisitions of power plants, including nuclear, hydro, coal, gas, and wind projects.
Tim is a New York Times best-selling author of suspense novels and children’s books. Tim travels the United States visiting schools, talking with children about the importance of education, and reading books. Tim is committed to donating books to schools that are in need, within his own community and across the nation.
Because of his accomplishments both Sports Illustrated and the Los Angeles Times have called Tim Green “the Renaissance Man of Sports.” After an eight year career as a first-round draft pick with the Atlanta Falcons, Tim spent 11 years as an NFL analyst for FOX Sports, columnist for USA Today, hosted FOX’s nationally syndicated news magazine A Current Affair, legal commentator for ABC’s Good Morning America, Court TV’s Pros and Cons, host of the FOX Sports network’s Emmy-nominated show NFL Total Access, Comedy Central’s Battlebots and most recently, ABC’s Find My Family.
- Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
- Syracuse University, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Syracuse Scholar, Rossman Scholar for Humanities, Co-Valedictorian, 1986
- New York, 1995
- New York State Bar Association
- National Writing Project, Writers Council, Member
- National Writing Project, Board of Directors, Former Member
- Air 1 Foundation, Inc., Board Member
- Golisano Children’s Hospital Advisory Council, Member
- Boys and Girls Club Touchdown Club and Special Olympics, Spokesperson
- Children’s Foundation of Central New York, Inc., former Member
- “Concussion” Movie Review, Variety.com, January 2016
- Panelist, "Intelligence Squared" debate, on the topic "Ban College Football," May 8, 2012
- New York Times best-selling author of 32 books, including: The Fifth Angel; The Fourth Perimeter; The Letter of the Law; The Dark Side of the Game, featured on CBS’s 60 Minutes; A Man and His Mother: An Adopted Son’s Search, memoirs featured in People Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, ABC’s Prime Time; movie rights to the memoirs have been purchased by CBS for a Movie of the Week
- NFL Commentator for Fox Sports and National Public Radio, ABC's Good Morning America legal contributor, Court TV’s Pros & Cons, Fox Sports Net’s NFL Total Access, Comedy Central’s Battlebots
- The 40 Below Summit, keynote speaker, October 2005
- 2011 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award Winner
- College Football Hall of Fame
- NCAA Top Six Scholar
- Consensus College Football All-American
- Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
- National Football League, first-round draft pick for Atlanta Falcons; starred as linebacker and defensive end, 1986-1993