Certified public accountant, business adviser and corporate attorney Tim Emerick represents clients ranging from large international corporations to privately held family businesses and entrepreneurs with a full spectrum of transactional and operational needs. Tim helps close critical transactions by maintaining focus on the business aspects of the deal, as well as what matters to each client he represents.
Tim advises buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, represents lenders and borrowers in commercial financing transactions, assists clients with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and negotiates and establishes joint ventures. Tim also drafts and negotiates leases, as well as represents developers in the acquisition, sale, financing and development of real estate throughout the country.
In addition, Tim is involved in the issuance of legal opinion letters, as well as in drafting and negotiating complex business contracts and tending to corporate governance matters.
Tim is also a CPA; prior to attending law school, he worked as a financial auditor at Price Waterhouse Coopers and later at Crowe Chizek (now known as Crowe). His experience as a CPA is invaluable to his corporate practice, particularly in M&A and financings.
Notably, Tim draws upon his accounting experience by assisting clients with civil and criminal tax controversy cases and accounting-related litigation. He also frequently serves as trustee’s counsel in connection with municipal, public and private debt issuances.
At his best when helping businesses achieve their goals, Tim takes a personal interest in successfully executing each client’s next step, whether starting up the business, selling it – or anything in between. Likeable, objective and forthcoming, Tim is appreciated by his clients, colleagues and their constituents for his balanced and direct communication style and skill in synthesizing complicated, sophisticated issues and challenges.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member and executive committee member, REAL Services, Inc.
Board member, Unity Gardens, Inc.
Volunteer, Notre Dame/St. Mary’s Tax Assistance Program
The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2024
Barnes & Thornburg Kenneth H. Inskeep Mentoring Award, 2021
South Bend Regional Chamber’s Michiana 40 Under 40, 2014
The Indiana Lawyer Up and Coming Lawyer, 2013