Mr. Timothy F. Haley is senior counsel with the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP in its Chicago office. Mr. Haley has concentrated his practice in complex litigation including class actions, wage-hour, and antitrust litigation and has done extensive counseling with respect to antitrust and non-employee workforce matters.
Mr. Haley’s class action wage-hour experience includes claims for failure to pay minimum wages and overtime and allegations of the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. He has also successfully represented companies in IRS audits to determine whether workers were correctly classified as independent contractors rather than employees.
Mr. Haley’s antitrust litigation includes litigation arising in the employment context including class actions involving claims of wage-fixing and claims involving the labor exemption to the antitrust laws. In addition, he has conducted internal fraud investigations representing the corporation or the corporation’s audit committee.
Mr. Haley has been recognized as an antitrust Leading Lawyer by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and has spoken frequently before groups and associations on antitrust and contingent workforce issues. He has also authored or co-authored numerous articles and chapters on antitrust and independent contractor issues. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Haley was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.