Timothy D. Swain is an experienced litigator and seasoned investigator who represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of civil matters in federal and state court and before regulatory agencies. His litigation practice focuses on complex business disputes, including breach of contract, interests in real property, zoning, fraud, intellectual property and constitutional law. He practices actively in federal district and state courts and has extensive appellate experience in both state and federal court systems.
Tim also maintains an extensive regulatory practice, a substantial portion of which involves representing clients before the Federal Election Commission, as well as state alcoholic beverage control commissions. He has conducted complicated and substantial internal investigations of organizations to identify and remedy regulatory compliance concerns, recommend organizational changes and best practices, and defend clients in regulatory enforcement actions.
Prior to joining MG+M, Tim was an associate at a law firm in New York. In 2007 and 2008, Tim served as deputy general counsel for a United States presidential campaign, where he represented the campaign committee before the Federal Election Commission and handled a wide range of legal and regulatory issues, including compliance with FEC regulations and campaign finance laws, licensing and fair use of copyrighted media, commercial leases, and consulting agreements.
Tim is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.