Timothy J. Becker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Johnson Becker, PLLC
 | 444 Cedar St., Suite 1800
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 612-436-1800
Fax: 612-436-1801
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2004, 2011 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 1998
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (80%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Minneapolis attorney Tim Becker has protected the rights of clients injured by defective drugs and medical devices and denied lawful ovetime compensation for nearly two decades. He has developed an extensive background as a trial lawyer willing to vigorously prosecute his clients' claims ranging from complex products liability injuries to class wage-and-hour violations. He has been appointed to numerous leadership possitions in mass tort Multi-District Litigation and named as Lead Counsel in multiple Fair Labor Standards Act claims.  

    Mr. Becker is a founding partner with the firm Johnson Becker, PLLC, where he plays a pivotal role in the firm's commitment to successfully representing clients by exclusively dedicating his practice to representing plaintiffs injured by dangerous drugs or medical devices and those denied overtime compensation.  He has been admitted to practice before the 1st, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Circuits of the United States Court of Appeals where he acted as the primary author of several appellate briefs.

    Mr. Becker received his law degree, graduating cum laude, from the William Mitchell College of Law.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Class Action/Mass Torts
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Class Actions, Employment Discrimination

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2004, 2011 - 2021 Rising Stars: 1998

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    About Timothy Becker

    Admitted: 1995, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: http://johnsonbecker.com/attorneys-and-staff/timothy-becker/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2009
    • Hennepin County Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court of Illinois, Northern District, 2008
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2010
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2001
    • Member, Minnesota Association for Justice
    • U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 1997
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2007
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2001
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Minnesota, 1995
    • U.S. District Court of Michigan, Eastern District, 2008
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2010

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • June, 2013: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Great Lakes Mass Torts, Moderator/Speaker
    • September, 2013: SSRI's: Zoloft, Effexor, Lexapro and Overview, AAJ Education's Plaintiff-Only Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar, Speaker, American Association For Justice
    • July, 2013: Attorney Fees in Wage & Hour Litigation, AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, Speaker, American Association For Justice
    • January, 2013: AAJ Education's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Litigation Update Seminar, Moderator, American Association For Justice
    • Is the Doctor In? Reasonableness and the Neal Decision, Hennepin County Lawyer, 1998
    • January, 2011: Orthopedic Litigation Conference - DePuy and Zimmer Implant Updates, HB Litigation CLE Presentation
    • March, 2011: Darvon and Hip Implant Litigation Conference: New Developments in These Emerging Mass Torts: The Science of Darvon and Darvocet, Harris Martin CLE Presentation
    • July, 2011: Zimmer NexGen Knee and DePuy Hip Implant Litigation – Faculty Chair, Harris Martin CLE Presentation
    • October, 2012: Propecia: Leading the Fight Forward, Mass Torts Made Perfect, Speaker

    Representative Clients:

    • Williams et al. v. Sykes Enterprises, Inc. et al., (D. Minn) (Co-Lead Class Counsel/FLSA Claim), 2013
    • MDL 1535: In re: Welding Rods Products Liability Litigation, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio (Lead Trial Counsel Mann v. Lincoln Electric et al.), 2008
    • MDL 2197: In re: DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio (Law and Briefing committee), 2011
    • In re: AMS Transvaginal Mesh State Court Litigation, (Co-Lead Counsel), 2013
    • Lawrence v. Maxim Health Care, (ND Ohio) (Co-Lead Class Counsel/FLSA Claim), 2013
    • MDL 1285: In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, United States District Court, District of Columbia (Kansas, Minnesota and Illinois Hog Farmer Class), 2006
    • MDL 2096: In re: Zicam Cold Remedy Marketing Sales Practice Litigation, United States District Court, District of Arizona (led science committee successfully opposing Daubert challenge), 2010
    • MDL 2331: In re: Propecia (Finasteride) Products Liability Litigation, (Plaintiffs' Executive Committee), 2012
    • Flores et. al v. Velocity Express, LLC, (ND Cal) (Co-Lead Class Counsel/FLSA Claim), 2013
    • MDL 2458: In re: Effexor (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride) Products Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs' Steering Committee), 2013
    • In re: Farmers Insurance Exchange Wage and Hour Litigation, Hennepin County District Court, State of Minnesota (Lead Trial Counsel Milner et al. v. Farmers Insurance Exchange), 2004
    • MDL 2172: In re: Zimmer NexGen Knee Products Liability Litigation, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Co-Lead Counsel), 2011

    Educational Background:

    • University Of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, B.A. History
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    Office Location for Timothy J. Becker

    444 Cedar St.
    Suite 1800
    St. Paul, MN 55101

    Phone: 612-436-1800

    Fax: 612-436-1801

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