As counsel for the firm Perry, Krumsiek and Jack, LLP, Tim Cornell focuses on corporate, health care and litigation. In his decade-long legal career, he has litigated eight and nine-figure cases, advised a range of startups and venture capitalist firms and problem-solved governmental issues.
Perry, Krumsiek & Jack, LLP attorneys have extensive experience in a broad range of practice areas, including litigation, corporate and securities law, labor and employment law, IP law, Internet and e-commerce law and government contracts, tax law. A philosophy of concerted problem solving and an emphasis on technology allows the firm to deliver exceptional legal services at competitive rates.
Mr. Cornell brings the same mode of serious problem-solving to bear on his client's issues. His goal is to help clients steer around problems, avoiding confrontation - and considerable costs.
After graduating from the University of Chicago in 1984, Mr. Cornell embarked on an award-winning career in journalism, working for such papers as the Philadelphia Inquirer, the (Nashville) Tennessean, and the Boston Herald.
At Cornell Law School, Mr. Cornell was editor-in-chief of the Cornell International Law Journal and was class marshal. After law school, he was in the corporate department of Foley Hoag in Boston, and then a class action attorney at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. Mr. Cornell litigated a whistleblower case against the pharmacy benefit manager Medco that resulted in a $166 million settlement and was recognized as The Case of the Month in the June 2006 issue of American Lawyer magazine. He was part of a team of Boies, Schiller & Flexner that sued Visa, MasterCard and the ten largest banks in the nation on behalf of American Express. The case resulted in a $4 billion settlement, the largest in antitrust history.
He was an attorney in the chief counsel's office of the Division of Trading and Markets at the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.,where he advised the Commission on derivatives, and was part of a group that recommended approval for the nation's first microloan firms.
Mr. Cornell focuses much of his practice on helping third party payors discover overcharges and reign in their spending on healthcare, while continuing to advise startups.