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Timothy M. "Tim" Gibbons


Building on his first career as a licensed architect, Tim Gibbons has focused on construction law and related topics in his law practice. He is a member of the firm's Litigation and Business Sections and is Chair of the Construction Group.

He has resolved construction disputes and payment claims in the courtroom and through arbitration and mediation, including disputes over differing site conditions, lost efficiency, change orders, defective design and construction claims, structure collapses and job site fatalities. Tim has also negotiated and drafted contracts ranging from personal homes to major construction projects, including contracts for automobile assembly plants, chemical processing facilities and sports stadiums.

He has lectured extensively on many construction law topics, including payment remedies, alternative dispute resolution, and a wide variety of construction contract provisions.


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J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 1991
M.S.I.M, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982
M.Arch., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981
B.S., with honors, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979


Tennessee, 1991
Georgia, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1991
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991