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Timothy J. Herman


Tim Herman is a partner with Howry Breen & Herman and has practiced more than 40 years as a commercial trial attorney, representing both individuals and companies. He has tried hundreds of cases 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 selected by his peers for inclusion in the Texas Monthly Magazine Super Lawyers® list each year since 2004, and he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 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. Mr. Herman has also received the prestigious recognition as a Pro Bono Champion by the Texas Civil Rights Project.

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


  • The Best Lawyers in America (copyright by Woodward/White Inc.) in the fields of ‘Bet the Company’ and ‘Commercial Litigation.’, awarded by Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Best Lawyers® for Commercial Litigation since 2006
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale Hubbell since 1988
  • Texas Super Lawyers awarded by Super Lawyers, 2004-2020
  • Most Distinguished Lawyer Award by Austin Bar Association, 2006
  • Pro Bono Champion by the Texas Civil Rights Project, 2008

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


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

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, 13 years

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Office: 512-439-4103

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