Timothy J. Casey, Esq.

Timothy J. Casey, Esq.

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Tim Casey is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has achieved record-setting verdicts for his clients.  He is widely regarded as one of Arizona’s preeminent trial attorneys and is regularly named a “top lawyer” by numerous independent and peer-review organizations.

Tim is a civil jury trial lawyer with a long history of representing individuals and businesses who have suffered financial or bodily harm at the hands of others. In the course of thirty years of experience in state and federal courts, Tim tried complex civil jury trials.

Tim has represented individual plaintiffs on claims of whistleblower retaliation, dangerous and defective products, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, and serious personal injury including traumatic brain injury.

He has also represented business plaintiffs on claims involving shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, business fraud or misrepresentation, legal malpractice, and commercial counterclaims.

Tim and his cases have been the subjects of attention in national and local news, including at The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, and The Washington Post, among others.


  • Arizona State University, B.S. 1986 Athletic Scholarship, Athletic Director’s Scholastic Honor Roll
  • Drake University Law School, J.D. with Honors 1990  Order of the Barristers, Law Review, National Moot Court Team
  • Arizona College of Trial Advocacy 1995
  • Lanier Trial Academy 2018-19, 2021-23

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Pro Hac Vice Admissions in California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York,  Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington,  Utah


  • 2021 Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death State Bar of Arizona

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona

Honors and Awards

  • AV Pier Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Law Dragon, 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Arizona
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • US Institute for Advancement of Trade & Commerce – Arizona Leadership Award
  • American Lawyer Media & Martindale-Hubbell – Top Rated Lawyers in Healthcare
  • Arizona Attorney – Significant Verdict Winner 2018 and 2019

Past Professional Experience

  • Member, Beus, Gilbert, McGroder, PLLC, 2020-2023
  • Partner, Shareholder, Director & Managing Director, Schmitt Schneck Casey Even & William, PC 2007 – 2020M
  • Partner, Snell & Wilmer, LLP, 1997 – 2007
  • Associate, Snell & Wilmer, LLP 1990-1996


  • Frequent speaker and lecturer at Continuing Legal Education courses on such subjects as products liability law, negligence and tort law, trial practices issues, constitutional claims against governmental entities and election law.
  • Faculty, State Bar Course on Professionalism 2004 – 2010

Community Service

  • Esperanca, Past Board of Directors
  • Valley Citizens League, Past Member
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Past Pastoral Council
  • Diocese of Phoenix Bishop’s Finance Council, Past Member
  • Chairman’s Award for Excellent Service, 2006
  • Community Leadership Award, 2004
  • Senator Paul J. Fannin Award for Excellent Service, 2003


Areas of Law

Business Law
Business Torts, Complex Business Litigation

Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Class Action Defense, Class Action Prosecution, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Complex Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Defense Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Drug Contamination, E-Discovery, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Explosions, Federal Civil Litigation, Federal Litigation, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Heart Device Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Industrial Products Liability, International litigation, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Tobacco Litigation, Trial Practice, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Vaccine Injury, Vehicle Rollovers, Warranty Law, Welding Products Liability

Medical Malpractice
Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Dental Malpractice Defense, Failure to Diagnose, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Medical Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical negligence, Medical-Legal Law, Medication Errors, Mental health Professionals Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, Obstetric Malpractice, Oncology Law, Optometric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Pharmacists Liability, Physicians Professional Liability, Physicians Rights, Physicians Risk Management, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychology Malpractice, Psychotherapy Law, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery

Professional Liability
Accountants Liability, Accountants Malpractice, Directors and Officers Insurance Coverage, Directors and Officers Liability, Professional Conduct, Professional Malpractice, Professional Negligence

Personal Injury
Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Whiplash, Workplace Injury, Wrongful Death

Premises Liability
Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Premises Liability Defense, Premises Security, Private Security Litigation

Civil Liability, Intentional Torts, Mass Torts, Tort Defense, Tort Liability