Timothy J. Coley is Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. Mr. Coley represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of matters, including government investigations and enforcement matters, and complex commercial and class action litigation.
Prior to joining Buckley, Mr. Coley was an Associate for a Washington, D.C., law firm, where his practice focused on complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage, and bankruptcy matters. After graduating from law school, Mr. Coley clerked for Chief Judge James A. Beaty, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
Mr. Coley received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina in 2009 (with honors), where he was an Executive Articles Editor for the North Carolina Law Review. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 2005.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 17, 2018) – Buckley Sandler LLP today announced the promotion of six associates in three of its offices to counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2018. “These six attorneys have worked diligently on behalf of our clients and are well deserving of promotion to counsel, “ said Andrew L...Press Releases
Buckley Sandler is the recipient of two 2015 Outstanding Achievement Awards from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee (WLC). These awards were presented in recognition of the firm’s work with the WLC’s Fair Housing Project on Jeter v. Cash and Jenkins v. UFR and the report, “Protecting Civil Rights in...Press Releases
"Stronger transatlantic cooperation could be boon for DOJ, ailing U.K. Serious Fraud Office" by Timothy J. Coley (Bloomberg Law)
The Department of Justice has over the past decade collaborated in several high-profile investigations with the Serious Fraud Office, the agency responsible for investigating and prosecuting complex financial crimes in the United Kingdom. Their work in bringing cases related to the Libor and...Articles
"SEC invokes '120-day' rule to enhance award to internally reporting whistleblower despite digital realty" by Christopher F. Regan, Thomas A. Sporkin, Timothy J. Coley, and Jessica M. Shannon (ABA White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter)
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved a $4.5 million whistleblower award, the first issued under its rule governing internal whistleblowing and its first since the Supreme Court’s decision last year in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers . Digital Realty held that employees who...Articles
“Social media in the current enforcement landscape,” by Elizabeth E. McGinn, John B. Williams, and Timothy Coley (Banking Exchange)
Perhaps no aspect of the internet has grown so broadly in the past decade as social media. From its infancy at sites like MySpace, Friendster, and “TheFacebook” (originally open only to students at select colleges), to the current industry leaders of Facebook (now open to all, and touting more than...Articles
"Corporate America, expect a spike in SEC reporting" by Christopher F. Regan, Thomas A. Sporkin, Timothy J. Coley and Ian Acker (Law360)
Eight years ago, the big debate between corporate America and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was whether whistleblowers should be required to report internally before being eligible for awards and protections under Dodd-Frank’s anti-retaliation provisions. Ultimately, the SEC decided...Articles
Tom Sporkin and Tim Coley authored, "Letting the CAT Out of the Bag," which was published in WatersTechnology on Friday, April 10, 2015. In her February keynote address at the annual Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Speaks conference in Washington, DC, SEC Chair Mary Jo White called the...Articles
- J.D., University of North Carolina, 2009 (with honors)
- B.A., University of Minnesota, 2005
- District of Columbia
- North Carolina
- U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
- Law Clerk, Hon. James A. Beaty, Jr., U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina