Timothy G. Parilla

Contact
T: 312.705.3627
F: 312.878.2890

OVERVIEW

Tim Parilla joined Palmersheim & Mathew LLP as an associate in 2019. He has extensive experience serving clients in complex commercial disputes including breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; product liability; and construction litigation.

Tim is admitted to practice in Illinois as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and has assisted clients resolve disputes in federal and a variety of state courts.

EXPERIENCE

  • Defeated all causes of action brought owner against design professional where plaintiff asserted counts for breach of contract and tortious interference via series of pretrial motions.
  • Successfully defended insurance producer in appeal taken by plaintiff in dispute related to non-renewal of insurance coverage.
  • Resolved claims brought against CRM/ERP consultant in multi-party dispute related to software implementation project.
  • Participated in resolution of multi-million claim brought against environmental remediation consultant involved in the clean-up of LUST site where client resolved matter without making any settlement payments.
  • Developed affirmative defense and prepared motion for summary judgment resulting in low value settlement of multi-million dollar claim against design professional.
  • Established evidence to defeat fraudulent concealment claim prior to low value settlement of multi-million dollar claim against design professional.
  • Participated in Cook County wrongful death trial resulting in defense verdict arising out of aviation disaster where plaintiff sought over $39 million in damages.
  • Successfully defeated multiple causes of action brought by subcontractors and general contractor against design professional, including breach of warranty, implied indemnity, unjust enrichment, and promissory estoppel arising out of construction of large commercial development.
  • Represented insurance producer and coordinated global settlement to resolve insurance dispute arising out of total loss of structure arising out of fire.
  • Represented president of condominium association in lawsuit alleging tortious interference and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by unit owners and successfully moved to dismiss and defeated appeal of unit owner’s claim.
  • Represented employers in response to employment discrimination claims and successfully resolved IEPA charges brought by several ex-employees alleging racial discrimination resulting in IEPA’s decision to withdraw investigation.
  • Successfully settled lawsuit brought against design consultant for nuisance-value settlement after conducting site inspection and retaining expert witness to refute plaintiff’s liability theory.

HONORS

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.

  • Judge Albert C. Hunt National Moot Court Award and National Moot Court Team
  • Dean’s Scholar

University of Illinois, B.A.

Professional Affiliations

Illinois State Bar Association

Practices
  • Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secret Litigation
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Practices
  • Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secret Litigation
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation