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 - 2020
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. He is certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the PA Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section as authorized by the PA Supreme Court. 

    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 through 2017 Rising Stars list and as a Superlawyer in 2018 through 2019 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
    • 50%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%General 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

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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    About Timothy Brennan

    Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

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

    Honors/Awards:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $120,000 settlement for injured worker with herniated disc after 3 years of benefits, 2011
    • 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
    • $162,500 settlement for injured worker with rotator cuff tear, 2016
    • $195,000.00 settlement for injured worker with three-year-old aggravation injury, 2017
    • 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
    • $167,500 settlement for injured worker with rotator cuff tear, 2012
    • 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
    • $176,500 settlement for injured worker with aggravation of arthritis, 2013
    • $175,000.00 settlement for injured worker with a low back injury, 2017
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

    Educational Background:

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

    Industry Groups

    • Business
    • Consumer Protection
    • Debt Resolution
    • Election Law
    • Equine Law
    • Foreclosure
    • Personal Injury
    • Property
    • Real Estate
    • Workers Compensation
    • Zoning
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    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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