Timothy J.Finn (Tim)

Partner

Washington + 1.202.879.3789

Tim Finn's practice focuses on complex litigation, financial regulation, and national security. He has represented major corporate clients in significant cases involving bank regulation, securities laws, RICO, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Antiterrorism Act, and the USA PATRIOT Act.

Tim represented First American Corporation and First American Bankshares in proceedings and investigations arising from the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International and, more recently, Banco Delta Asia in U.S. Treasury Department administrative proceedings concerning money laundering. He has played a leading role in current matters involving national security, including actions against prominent Middle Eastern entities accused of financial ties to terror organizations and claims relating to the U.S. military action against the El-Shifa pharmaceutical facility in Sudan. Tim also represents major corporate clients in legislative initiatives at the state and federal levels.

Tim served in the U.S. Department of Justice as associate deputy attorney general and prior to that as deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Policy.

Experience

  • Chapter 7 Trustee of Anthracite Capital recovers in excess of $50 million for estateJones Day represented the Chapter 7 Trustee (the "Trustee") of Anthracite Capital, Inc. ("Anthracite") in its chapter 7 bankruptcy which filed on March 15, 2010 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • Saudi corporations and individuals prevail in Second Circuit in multi-district tort litigation relating to September 11, 2001 attacksJones Day successfully represented eight Saudi corporations and individuals in multi-district litigation relating to the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.
  • Banco Delta Asia challenges Treasury Department's Section 311 designation under USA PATRIOT ActJones Day represents Delta Asia Group, the owner of a Macau bank, in a challenge to the U.S. Treasury Department's designation of the bank as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
  • President's right to indefinitely detain a U.S. civilian in military custody is challengedJones Day contributed to a major constitutional decision when Washington office partners Timothy J. Finn and Julia E. McEvoy and associate Katherine E. Stern filed an amicus brief on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Al-Marri v. Wright, the first case to test whether the President may seize a U.S. resident civilian and hold him indefinitely in military custody without due process or other constitutional protections.
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