Pretzel & Stouffer
Timothy Allan Weaver

Timothy Allan Weaver
Equity Partner

Recognition and Appointments
Trial Excellence Award – Career Achievement, Jury Verdict Reporter
Publication Award, Wisconsin Defense Counsel
Highest Martindale-Hubbell rating, AV
Illinois Super Lawyers®
Listed in the Leading Lawyers network for medical malpractice defense law

University of Illinois, J.D.
Brown University, A.B.
Cum laude

Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of Illinois
Supreme Court of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Northern District
of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court
for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District
of Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
DRI™, Drug and Medical Device Committee
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Attorney Bio

Timothy A. Weaver is an equity partner at Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, with more than 35 years of experience in catastrophic injury trial work. He brings intensity and passion to his trials and has more than 75 jury verdicts in Illinois and Wisconsin. Mr. Weaver has written and spoken frequently about professional liability issues and has served as General Editor and chapter author for two editions of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Medical Malpractice textbook. He was given the Publication Award by the Wisconsin Defense Counsel in 2014. He was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and in 2015 earned an Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer Excellence Award.

Mr. Weaver received his J.D. degree from the University of Illinois, where he served as Notes Editor for the Recent Decisions Department of the Illinois Bar Journal. He received his A.B. degree cum laude and with Department Honors in History from Brown University.

Mr. Weaver’s interests include tennis, skiing, road bicycling, history, biography, and mystery novels.

News and Verdicts

Press release: "Return of the Verdict and Entry of Judgment" book chapter

Defense Verdict against Plaintiff Patient/Dentist

Defense Verdict against Plaintiff Patient/Lawyer

2014 Publication Award by the Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Timothy Weaver article accepted for publication

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Presents Lecture on Medical Standards of Care

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Victory for Surgeon’s Estate in Leg Amputation Case

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Win Defense Verdict for Hospital and Physician in Fatal Hemorrhage Case