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Tim Warnock is a seasoned litigator, focusing his practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts. He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in corporate and business litigation, entertainment litigation, intellectual property litigation, construction litigation and general commercial litigation. Additionally, he is listed as a Rule 31 mediator approved to conduct court-ordered mediations by the Alternative Dispute Commission established by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
  • Standards Regarding Expert Witnesses in Assessing Substantial Similarity in Copyright Infringement Litigation, University of Miami School of Law and American Bar Association Symposium
  • Recent Judicial Decisions Affecting the Entertainment Industry, Americana Music Festival
  • Intersection of Contract and Litigation, 29th Annual North American Law Summit Entertainment, Sports, IP
  • Copyright and Trademark Litigation, Forum on Entertainment and Sports Law, American Bar Association
  • Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Update, Annual Entertainment Law Year in Review, Nashville Bar Association
  • The Use of Expert Witnesses in Copyright-Infringement Litigation, 27th Annual North American Sports, Entertainment and IP Conference
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  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Florida


  • Named a “Litigation Star” in intellectual property litigation for both nationwide and Tennessee by Benchmark Litigation - The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys (2023)
  • Recipient of the CLE Excellence Award by the Nashville Bar Association (2022)
  • Named an “IP Star” in copyright law and trademark law for both nationwide and Tennessee by Managing IP (2022)
  • Named in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, in Tennessee Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, and Litigation: General Commercial (2021 edition)
  • Named "Best Lawyer" in Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms (2008-2023)
  • Named "Mid-South Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters (2006-2022)


  • Member, Vanderbilt Alumni Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Leadership Music
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Member, Vanderbilt University Board of Trust