Tim Newman is an experienced white collar defense lawyer and litigator. A former federal law clerk, Tim assists clients with investigations and litigation related to data breach, securities regulation, class actions, antitrust, and other complex legal and regulatory matters.
In recent data breach representations, Tim investigated a payment card breach at a specialty retail chain, a suspected breach of protected health information at a health and wellness company, and a former employee’s sabotage of an oil and gas company’s computer network. As part of these representations, Tim counseled on proper and timely incident disclosures, managed forensic investigators, coordinated with law enforcement and federal prosecutors, responded to regulators’ requests for information, and represented his clients in federal court proceedings.
Tim also defends clients in government investigations. He has defended public companies, private companies, hedge funds, and individuals in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding suspected insider trading, accounting fraud, misrepresentations in connection with private offerings, and registration violations. Tim has also represented clients seeking antitrust clearance of a merger or acquisition from the Department of Justice and has provided day-to-day regulatory counseling to a national optical retailer with brick-and-mortar locations and online sales.
Clients benefit from Tim’s experience as a federal law clerk. Recently, he served on a team of Haynes and Boone lawyers that defeated class certification and obtained voluntary dismissal of claims arising from the failure of a hedge fund. He has also represented companies in antitrust class actions alleging price fixing and market allocation.
Recognizing his dedication to the legal profession, members of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers have three times elected Tim to serve as a director, and he was a member of the 2012 DAYL Leadership Class. Tim is also a Trustee at his local church and chairs the church’s MinistrySafe Committee. In 2012, Tim served as a visiting prosecutor for the City of Arlington, Texas, and he has represented numerous indigent clients through the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, including trying a state-court matter to a jury verdict in 2013.