Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Timothy J. Green

Timothy J. Green

Of Counsel

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Syracuse Office

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

Tim has been integrally involved in the development and growth of the firm’s client base, particularly in energy, intellectual property, and national insurance coverage litigation. Since joining the firm in February 1999, Tim has overseen and managed some of the firm’s largest client relationships and major engagements, including numerous Fortune 500 companies. 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.

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, 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 the 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. Tim uses all of his speaking fees to buy books for schools, libraries, and kids who cannot afford them.

Because of his accomplishments, both Sports Illustrated and the Los Angeles Times have called Tim “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 host of the FOX Sports' Emmy-nominated NFL Total AccessHe has additionally worked as a USA Today columnist, NPR legal commentator, and host of the FOX Sports' Emmy-nominated A Current Affair. Tim has additionally appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, Court TV’s Pros and Cons, Comedy Central’s Battlebots, and ABC’s Find My Family.

Practice Areas


  • 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

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1995

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Golisano Children’s Hospital Advisory Council, Member
  • Boys and Girls Club Touchdown Club and Special Olympics, Spokesperson
  • National Writing Project, Former Board of Directors Member

Speaking & Publications

  • New York Times best-selling author of 38 books, including the Baseball Genius trilogy co-authored with baseball legend Derek Jeter; 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, Entertainment Tonight, ABC’s Prime Time, Court TV’s Pros & Cons, Comedy Central’s Battlebots, and in People magazine.
  • Former Good Morning America legal contributor
  • Concussion review, Variety, January 2016
  • "Intelligence Squared: Ban College Football" debate, May 2012


  • 2011 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award Winner
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • NCAA Top Six Scholar
  • Consensus College Football All-American

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • FOX Sports, NFL Total Access Host
  • FOX Sports and NPR, NFL Commentator
  • National Football League, Atlanta Falcons First-Round Draft Pick, Linebacker, and Defensive End, 1986-1993