Timothy M. Hoppe is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s San Francisco office. He counsels and represents employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation and traditional labor law including wage and hour class actions and employment discrimination claims.
Mr. Hoppe has represented companies from a variety of industries in state and federal court. He has assisted in opposing conditional certification in wage and hour actions, obtained summary judgment in single plaintiff discrimination cases, and assisted with EEOC and NLRB administrative proceedings. He has also advised clients on employee-related issues like employee handbooks, vacation and sick time policies, and ADA accommodation issues.
Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Hoppe clerked for the Honorable William E. Smith, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island and before that worked for another large law firm in Chicago, Illinois. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2012, where he was active in the school’s trial advocacy program and Bluhm Legal Clinic.
Before entering law school, Mr. Hoppe was the legislative director for a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, focusing on health care, education, and local economic development issues.
- J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, cum laude (2012)
- Articles Editor, Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
- Northwestern Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy Trial Team
- B.A., College of the Holy Cross, cum laude (2003)
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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