Theodore R. Timm


Mr. Timm is a founding member and Partner of the law firm of Timm & Garfinkel, LLC.  Prior to the formation of Timm & Garfinkel, LLC, Mr. Timm was a Partner at Grobart & Levick, LLC where he concentrated on corporate and business law, commercial real estate, land use and development. Prior to joining Grobart & Levick, LLC, Mr. Timm was General Counsel of Spence Group Services Inc., one of the largest and most successful franchisees of Burger King Corporation, where he negotiated and handled all corporate and real estate matters for the company.   

Prior to his affiliation with Spence Group Services Inc., Mr. Timm spent thirteen years as General Counsel & Vice President for DoALL Company, one of the largest distributors of industrial supplies in the United States and a world-class manufacturer of machinery.  Mr. Timm was a key member of the management team and was responsible for all legal issues involved in the organization.  Prior to his work for DoALL Company, Mr. Timm was an associate responsible for commercial and corporate transactional work at the Chicago law firm of Levin & Ginsburg.  Mr. Timm’s entrepreneurial spirit is evidenced by his interests in and involvement in numerous start-up businesses, including a business utilizing new patented technology.   Mr. Timm received his undergraduate degree from DePaul University, where he graduated with high honor with a B.S.C. in Management and Marketing.  He received his Juris Doctor with honor from DePaul University, where he won awards in Contracts and Business Organizations.  He is admitted to practice law in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin.