Tim Berkebile is a member of McNees’ Construction & Procurement Law, Litigation, and Real Estate Groups. As a construction attorney with nearly two decades of experience, he regularly advises clients regarding construction delivery systems, risk allocation, and dispute resolution on public and private projects in diverse industries and sectors.

As a regular writer and speaker, Tim demonstrates thought leadership in the areas of construction and commercial disputes, contract negotiation, and alternative dispute resolution.

What does Tim do for Clients?
Tim drafts and negotiates construction contracts and litigates construction disputes involving:

  • Bid protests
  • Withheld superior knowledge and negligent misrepresentation
  • Lien and bond claims
  • General payment disputes
  • Disruption
  • Delay
  • Inefficiency
  • Differing site conditions
  • Matters involving defective products, work, or design

Tim also handles disputes involving sales, service contracts, product liability, trade secret misappropriation, and other commercial matters. He has significant experience handling a broad variety of cases from inception to conclusion in a variety of dispute resolution forums.

Prior to joining McNees, Tim practiced construction law at an AM Law 200 firm and a Pittsburgh-based business law firm.

How does Tim spend his free time?
When he is not practicing law, Tim enjoys running and is active in his church.


The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College, B.S., Economics, 2001

Washington University School of Law (St. Louis, Miss.), J.D., cum laude, Washington University Law Review, Associate Editor, 2004



Allegheny County Bar Association, Construction Law Section Council (2018-2021)

Construction Lawyers Society of America, Fellow

Master Builders Association

NAIOP Pittsburgh Chapter, Programming Committee


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

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