Timothy P. Brennan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Allentown, PA

Brennan Law Offices
 | 2030 Tilghman Street, Suite 203
Allentown, PA 18104
Phone: 610-674-0606
Fax: 610-841-4025
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Timothy P. Brennan is the founder of Brennan Law Offices and represents clients throughout the Commonwealth. He focuses on workers' compensation, personal injury, real estate, business and civil litigation, equine law, election law and municipal law. He is a member of both the PA and NJ Bar.

Mr. Brennan is a graduate Ursinus College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English and Politics and a double minor in International Relation and American Studies. During this period he completed two United States Congressional Internships.

Mr. Brennan is also a graduate of Widener University School of Law, where he was a leadership scholar, served as a member of the Law Review and graduated cum laude. He received the Widener Law Journal Outstanding Student Article Award and a certification in law and government. He studied international law at Trinity College in Ireland and Charles University in the Czech Republic.

Mr. Brennan has previously served as an attorney for a large defense firm and worked for the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of General Counsel, representing the Department of Transportation.  He has been a municipal solicitor for over a decade. He volunteers for a number of charitable, legal, political, religious and community organizations and has served as an Adjunct Professor of politics

He has been published several times, has argued before Pennsylvania's appellate courts and has lectured at the Dickinson School of Law, for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and in conjunction with the National Bowl Game (organized to help DIII athletes become professional football players).  He has served as a guest speaker and commentator on BBC World News and WFMZ Channel 69.

He was selected to the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Rising Stars list and as a Superlawyer in 2018 by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.® He has been featured in Philadelphia magazine. In 2015 he was named to the "Top One Percent" of Attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Council.  He was appointed as a Senior Hearing Panel Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and is also an elected member of the Doylestown Borough Council. 

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (50%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Litigation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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About Timothy Brennan

Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.brennanoffices.com/About/Tim-Brennan.aspx/


  • Appointed Assitant Solicitor for Northampton County, Solicitor, Northampton County , 2018
  • Member, Doylestown Borough Council, 2016
  • Hearing Committee Member, Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Labor Partner of the Year Award, AFL-CIO Lehigh Valley Labor Counsel, 2010
  • Appointed Solicitor to the Controller of Northampton County, Solicitor, Office of the Northampton County Controller, 2008
  • Leadership Scholar, Senior Member of The Law Review and Cum Laude, Widener University School of Law, 2003
  • Widener Law Journal Outstanding Student Article Award, Widener Law Journal, 2003
  • Law and Government Certificate, Widener University School of Law, 2003
  • Dean Anthony J. Santoro Leadership Scholar, Widener University School of Law, 2001
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International, Member

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania, Member
  • New Jersey Bar, Member
  • Northampton Community College, Adjunct Professor
  • United States Congressional Internships with Congressmen Joe Hoeffel and Congressman Tim Holden
  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Member
  • Thoreau Sauntering Society, Member
  • Saint Clair Fish and Game, Member
  • Ancient Order of Hibernians, Member
  • Widener Saint Thomas More Club, Member
  • Widener International Law Society, President
  • Philadelphia Opera Company, Member
  • Northampton County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Winter Equestrian Festival, Wellington, Florida, Attendant
  • American College of Equine Attorneys, Member
  • Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Schuylkill County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ursinus College Football, Centennial Conference Champions and National Playoffs, 2012
  • Friends of the Bethlehem Mounted Police, Pro Bono Counsel, 2010
  • Equestrian Aid Foundation, Volunteer, 2008
  • Friends of St. Kieran's, Pro Bono Counsel, 2008
  • American Mock Trial Association, Lafayette College, Mock Judge, 2007
  • Project Children Charity Album, Originator, 2006
  • Finnegan's Wake, Heckshersville Irish Festival, Actor, 2006
  • Allentown Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee, AOH Division Director, 2006
  • Schuylkill County Women in Crisis, Volunteer, 1995

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Athletes & Agents Conference, National Bowl Game, Panelist, 2012
  • United States General Election Coverage, BBC World News, 2010
  • Why Americans Don't Care? Business Matters, WEMZ Channel 69, 2009
  • Nativity B.V.M. High School, Terrorism and the Constitution, Guest Speaker
  • 4th Annual Animal Law Seminar, Equine Law Primer (with Governor Rendell), Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • 2nd Annual Equine Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Guest Speaker, Equine Law, Dickinson School of Law
  • Cleaning Out the Augean Stables: Pennsylvania's Most Recent Redistricting, Widener Law Journal
  • 1st Annual Equine Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute


  • US Bank N.A. v. Finkel, 164 A.3d 512 (Pa. Super. 2017) (Right to an equitable lien requires evidence that is clear, precise and indubitable as to the intention of the parties, the mere borrowing of money does not in itself give a lender an equitable lien), 2017
  • $220,000.00 settlement for injured worker nearing retirement with neck injury, 2017
  • $195,000.00 settlement for injured worker with three-year-old aggravation injury, 2017
  • $175,000.00 settlement for injured worker with a low back injury, 2017
  • $162,500 settlement for injured worker with rotator cuff tear, 2016
  • Upper Mount Bethel Twp. v. WCAB (Gmelch), 1615 CD 2014 (Pa. Commw. 2015) (Injured fire fighter entitled to recover for significant injuries in dispute over company business; personal animus exception not applicable dispute is work related and not for purely personal reasons), 2015
  • In re Nominating Papers of Brendan Boyle, 91 A.3d 260 (Pa. Commw. 2014)(Successfully defended Pennsylvania State Representative, current Congressperson and former House Campaign Committee Chairman from a challenge to his candidacy in a hearing before Commonwealth Court under the state appellate court's original jurisdiction), 2014
  • $176,500 settlement for injured worker with aggravation of arthritis, 2013
  • Commonwealth v. Eckhart, 2012-C-1336 (Lehigh County 2012) (Successful defense of County Controller in a quo warranto action filed by the District Attorney challenging the Controller’s qualifications to hold the office based upon an inapplicable provision of the County Code regarding the Controller’s prior service as a County Commissioner), 2012
  • $167,500 settlement for injured worker with rotator cuff tear, 2012
  • $120,000 settlement for injured worker with herniated disc after 3 years of benefits, 2011
  • In re Nomination Petition of Horton, 165 MD 2010 (Pa. Commw. 2010)(Residency determination in favor of a candidate for State House, after two day original jurisdiction Commonwealth Court trial, after incumbant presented evidence from a private investigator), 2010
  • F & L Leasing, Inc. v. Plaxico Burress, No. 2006-1740 (Lebanon County C.C.P. 2009)(Jury verdict in favor of New York Giants Wide Receiver awarding only admitted damages in dispute over a vehicle that was purportedly leased to him), 2009
  • Hill v. City of Bethlehem, 909 A.2d 439 (Pa. Commw. 2006)(Affirmance of trial court and published opinon that just compensation was not required where a city demolished both portions of a “double” home with a common structural flaw), 2006

Educational Background:

  • Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, 2001
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 2001
  • Ursinus College, Bachelor of Arts, Double Majors: English and Politics, Double Minors: International Relations and American Studies, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Consumer Protection
  • Debt Resolution
  • Election Law
  • Equine Law
  • Foreclosure
  • Personal Injury
  • Property
  • Real Estate
  • Workers Compensation
  • Zoning
Office Location for Timothy P. Brennan

2030 Tilghman Street
Suite 203
Allentown, PA 18104

Phone: 610-674-0606

Fax: 610-841-4025

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Last Updated: 12/17/2018

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