Timothy Brown > Thompson Hine LLP > Cincinnati, United States > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Hine LLP
CINCINNATI, OH 45202-4089
United States

Work Department

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
ERISA Litigation


Tim is a partner in the Employee Benefits practice group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. As former chair, Tim led the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice for 12 years. His niche is counseling companies on fiduciary compliance and benefit and executive compensation compliance matters. He has broad-based experience in virtually every aspect of employee benefits and executive compensation, including transactions, retirement programs, compensation arrangements, ERISA litigation, fiduciary compliance/counseling, IRS/DOL audits, welfare plans, pension termination/de-risking strategies and trust/service agreements.


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Xavier University, B.S.B.A., 1984, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Thompson Hine LLP advises on a range of benefits matters, including 401(k) plans, defined benefit plans, deferred compensation arrangements, including Section 409A compliance issues, as well as health and welfare plans. In Cleveland, Julia Ann Love leads the practice and focuses on group health plan rules under the Affordable Care Act, while Washington DC-based Dominic DeMatties advises on ERISA compliance issues relating to tax-qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements. Other key members of the team include David Whaley, Timothy Brown, Kim Wilcoxon and Laura Ryan, who are all based in the firm’s Cincinnati office.