Name: Timothy M. Strong
Firm Name: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Country: USA - Arizona
Expertise: Insurance Law

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Professional Biography:

Timothy M. Strong is an experienced litigator who focuses on insurance coverage, bad faith, and class actions. He has obtained favorable dispositions of many significant insurance cases. His broad insurance practice includes both personal and commercial lines, including directors and officers liability (D&O), builders risk, and workers’ compensation. Tim also advises insurers regarding complex claim-handling and coverage decisions. He regularly defends and provides advice to insurers regarding allegations of institutionally improper claim-handling practices and use of claim-evaluation software.

As a complement to his insurance practice, Tim handles a variety of other complex commercial disputes, which have included matters involving the consumer retail, car audio, mechanical engineering, construction, and commercial real estate industries. His work in this realm has included significant contract and real-property disputes; tort actions, including claims of fraud, negligence, defamation, interference with contractual relations, trespass, and various theories of strict liability; and complex statutory claims including False Claims Act matters.

Bar & Court Admissions:

– Arizona


– J.D., Harvard Law School, 1996, cum laude
– B.A., Brigham Young University, 1993, summa cum laude, Valedictorian, College of Social Sciences and Department of Economics, Economics

Firm Overview:

Established in 1987 and the oldest Arizona branch of a national law firm, our Phoenix office combines Southwestern roots, national experience, and the firm’s global resources in serving local and national clients.

We handle a wide variety of litigation matters, ranging from securities, professional liability, and intellectual property to public pension systems, school desegregation, and the representation of Native American tribes.

We are proud to be the first large law firm (and second law firm overall) certified by the City of Phoenix as a Phoenix Green Business Leader, and we were named 2017 Business of the Year by the Arizona Recycling Coalition. In addition to our commitment to pro bono legal services, we support many community and charitable efforts, including partnering with Treasures 4 Teachers to help Dunbar Elementary School, a nearby public school in need.