Tim McCaffrey is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group.

Tim concentrates his real estate litigation practice in the areas of real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing defaults and disputes, and commercial foreclosures. Tim's construction services practice includes representation of owners, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in disputes related to design and construction defects, project cost disputes, and mechanic's liens. Tim has represented some of the largest companies in the world in some of their most substantial litigation. He has represented some of the largest private equity fund and real estate developers, owners, and managers in litigation over their assets. 

Tim also has significant experience in civil and criminal litigation. His civil litigation experience includes class-action lawsuits, antitrust actions, and breach of contract actions in the securities, construction, health care, pharmaceutical, and financial industries. His white collar fraud criminal experience includes cases involving public corruption, mortgage fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud, public finance, and insurance fraud. He has conducted numerous internal investigations and has represented clients with respect to government investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Honors & Awards: 
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers - 2019 
05 Nov News

Freeborn Welcomes Timothy J. McCaffrey to Construction Services Group

Freeborn & Peters LLP has announced that Timothy J. McCaffrey has joined the firm as a Partner in its Construction Services Practice Group. Previously a litigator at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago for 13 years, he has represented some of the largest corporations, private equity funds, and real estate developers, owners and managers.
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J.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, cum laude, National Moot Court Finalist; Member, Order of the Barristers
B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington

State Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Federal Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit