Timothy P. O’Brien


The Law Offices of Timothy P. O’Brien
Henry W. Oliver Building
535 Smithfield Street, Suite 1025
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

(412) 232-4400 (Main)
(412) 232-3730 (Facsimile)

Timothy P. O’Brien is a civil rights attorney with a wide range of litigation experience at the trial and appellate level for claims vindicating citizens constitutional and civil rights, fighting against all forms of employment discrimination, protecting the employment/reemployment rights of veterans, challenging police misconduct, including cases involving excessive and deadly force, false arrest and malicious prosecution, and pursuing personal injury claims.

Mr. O’Brien has been recognized as a leading civil rights and employment discrimination trial lawyer, including a recently secured multimillion dollar employment discrimination verdict, believed to be the largest ever awarded in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

In recognition of his trial skills, Mr. O’Brien was elected to the Academy of Trial Lawyers where he has been a member since 1992.

Mr. O’Brien is a certified mediator in the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. O’Brien is married to Phyllis, upon whose invaluable support and good counsel he has depended throughout his legal career.  Mr. O’Brien enjoys outdoor activities including hiking and boating, he also enjoys American History, with particular emphasis on Abraham Lincoln, his writings and speeches.

US Supreme Court
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Supreme Court

J.D. Duquesne University School of Law
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General School-Basic–Advanced Certification

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
Legal Committee, ACLU of Pennsylvania
Reserve Officers Association
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
American Association for Justice