Timothy J. Bryant practices with the firm's Business Law, Franchise and Litigation Practice Groups. He focuses his practice on business, construction and franchise law. Tim is the Co-Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and Chair of the firm's Franchise and Entrepreneur's Practice Groups. He has formerly served on the firm's Management Committee and as Chair of the Recruitment Committee. Tim lives in Falmouth with his wife, Lisa, sons, Sean and Jack, and daughter, Lauren.

Practice Areas


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1993)
    • Villanova Environmental Journal, staff member
    • The Villanova Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Co-founder
    • Winner of Villanova's Interview Client Counseling Competition
    • Winner of Trial Advocacy Award
  • University of Massachusetts (B.B.A., 1989)
    • Quarterbacked the UMass Amherst football team to a Yankee Conference championship
    • 1986 Yankee Conference Rookie of the Year


  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine

Professional Affiliations

  • Maine Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section, 1993-Present
    • Franchise Forum, 1996-Present; past faculty member

Honors & Awards

Tim is listed in Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA, and Woodward-White's The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of litigation, and in the Franchise Times as a Legal Eagle for his work in the area of franchise law.

Civic Involvement

  • Maine Children's Cancer Society Program, Board of Directors, 2005-2014
    • Vice President, President-Elect, President and Immediate Past President
    • Walkathon, Board of Directors Co-Chair, 1994-Present
  • Town of Falmouth, Maine
    • Volunteer youth basketball coach, 2000-Present
    • Youth basketball association, Board of Directors, 2012-Present
    • Volunteer football coach, 2008-2011; head of 4th-6th grade youth football program, 2009-2011
    • Volunteer high school football coach, 2012-Present
    • Vice President of Football Boosters Board of Directors, 2012-Present
    • Workforce Housing Commission, former Chair
  • International Franchise Association, member, 2010-Present
  • Maine Heritage Policy Center, Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • UMass Amherst
    • UMass Amherst Alumni Association, former member of the Board of Directors
    • UMass Board of Trustees, Division 1-A Football Task Force, 2007-2009
    • Friends of UMass Football, Co-Founder and Immediate Past President, 2001-2014
  • Greater Portland's Little Ladd Football Board of Directors, former member and Vice President
  • Junior Achievement of Maine, former Director and Chair of the Board
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon, local and national volunteer
  • Leadership Maine, Advisory Council, 2005-2009
  • University of New Hampshire School of Business, Guest Lecturer (Franchise Law)