Timothy I. Duffy


(973) 631-6002
350 Mount Kemble Avenue
P.O. Box 1917
Morristown, NJ 07962

Timothy Duffy is a Founding Partner of Coughlin Duffy and a member of the Commercial Services group.

Timothy has extensive trial and appellate experience in complex, multi-party litigation in state and federal courts in New Jersey and in states across the country, with many cases involving class actions and mass tort litigation in a variety of areas. His practice concentrates on numerous types of claims including products liability, multi-party toxic tort litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, land use disputes, environmental and regulatory litigation, labor and employment litigation, and contract disputes.

In addition to his significant litigation practice, Timothy also acts as corporate counsel to a number of small and mid-size businesses, which involves such areas as corporate structuring and restructuring, negotiations concerning sale and purchase agreements, consultation on environmental and regulatory matters, municipal land use matters, as well as employment and human resource issues.

Timothy prepares and negotiates numerous supply and vendor contracts, software agreements, employment agreements, and deals with issues involving intellectual properties. He represents businesses of all sizes ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, as well as PBA 265. Prior to founding Coughlin Duffy, Mr. Duffy was a senior partner at the firm of McElroy, Deutsch & Mulvaney, LLP.


Awards and Honors

Member, District X Ethics Committee for Morris and Sussex Counties (1990-1994)

New Jersey Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation Defense (2007-2018)

Super Lawyers (2007 - 2019)


Member, American Bar Association

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Member, Morris County Bar Association

Member, Litigation Counsel of America, LLC

Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Tri-County Scholarship Fund, Parsippany, NJ
Trustee, 2003 – Present
Chairman of the Board, 2010-Present
Dinner Committee Chair, 2007–2009

St. Edmund’s Retreat, Mystic, CT
Board of Directors, 2004-Present

Immaculata High School, Somerville, NJ
Advisory Board, 2005-Present

TID Foundation, Morristown, NJ
President, 2005-Present