Timothy A. Diemand

Biography

Tim is a Partner in the Litigation Department, Co-Chair of the Insurance Practice Group, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He has made his mark defending and representing clients around the country in high stakes matters such as complex insurance class actions, copyright claims against major record labels and recording artists, malpractice defense, catastrophic injury claims, and contractor disputes stemming from Iraq and Afghanistan war reconstruction projects.

Tim has been recognized by Chambers USA in the Commercial Litigation category, recognized by Benchmark Litigation in its Litigation Stars category, and Super Lawyers selected Tim for inclusion in its New England Super Lawyers publication in the category of Civil Litigation. Benchmark Litigation noted that Tim was lauded by a peer for "a great sense of dealing with the business people, amassing the facts and arguing effectively." Wiggin and Dana's litigation department regularly receives top rankings in Chambers USA (Band 1), Benchmark Litigation and Super Lawyers. In 2017, Tim was named one of the Connecticut Law Tribune's (CLT) Distinguished Leaders. CLT states that this award is meant to "[recognize] lawyers who achieved impressive results and demonstrated clear leadership skills that helped them achieve those results."

Tim is an active member of the Connecticut legal community serves as the Vice President of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, as the Co-Chair of the CBA's Professionalism Committee and is the past Co-Chair of the Federal Practice Section. Tim has been recognized for his charitable and pro bono work, including being honored in 2014 by Connecticut Legal Services for his successful representation of a CLS client in a federal court lawsuit.

Education

  • George Washington University, National Law Center  (J.D., 1992)
    • with honors
    • Staff member, Journal of International Law and Economics, 1990-1992
  • Clark University  (B.A., 1989)
    • cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • US District Court (District of Connecticut)
  • US District Court (Southern District of New York)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation - Vice President