Timothy J. Herman

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Timothy J. Herman


Tim Herman is a partner with Howry, Breen & Herman LLP, and has practiced more than 40 years as a commercial trial attorney, representing both individuals and companies. He has tried dozens of case to verdict throughout Texas and in other states. Mr. Herman has established a consistent reputation as one of the top commercial litigators in the state. He has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine each year since 2004, and he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (copyright by Woodward/White Inc.) in 2009 in the fields of Bet the Company and Commercial Litigation. He has also been named to the Best of the Bar by the Austin Business Journal. In 2008, Mr. Herman received the prestigious recognition as a Pro Bono Champion by the Texas Civil Rights Project.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
General Litigation

Mr. Herman has extensive experience in handling cases involving:

  • business torts
  • contract disputes
  • corporate liability of officers/directors
  • employment litigation
  • oil & gas litigation
  • real estate litigation
  • shareholder claims & disputes

State Bar of Texas
U.S. Federal District Courts: Northern, Southern and Western Districts
5th Circuit Court of Appeals


J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1971
B.B.A. in Finance, University of Texas, 1967

Professional Affiliations/Organizations

American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Trial Lawyers Association
Austin Bar Association
Texas Bar Association Public Law Section
Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Community Organizations

Austin Aquatic League – President Austin Country Club,  Board Member – George W. Bush Presidential Campaign – Special Campaign, Helping Hand Home Foster Parent, Kappa Sigma Educational Foundation, Inc. – President, Trustee, Lakeside Retirement Activity Center – President and Board Member, Peoples Community Clinic – Board Member
Steps of Faith Ranch for At Risk Adolescents – Board of Advisors, Texas War on Drugs – General Counsel, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, West Austin Basketball – Coach, West Austin Youth Association – Former President and Board Member, Western Hills Little League – Coach, thirteen years

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