Timothy K. Beeken is Counsel with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Mr. Beeken, who became Managing Attorney in 2002, is responsible for providing general support for the firm’s litigation matters, including consulting on questions of court practices and procedures, managing the service, receipt and filing of submissions to courts and other tribunals, and overseeing the maintenance of dockets and litigation and corporate diaries. He also is responsible for knowledge management for the firm’s litigation department and plays a substantial role in our in-house litigation training, technical litigation support, assisting large document review efforts, and working with the Pro Bono Committee on coordination and supervision of pro bono work.
Prior to becoming Managing Attorney, Mr. Beeken’s practice focused on accounting litigation and a variety of other types of commercial disputes since joining Debevoise in 1991.
Mr. Beeken is admitted to appear before the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, the United States District for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the New York City Managing Attorneys and Clerks Association (Executive Committee 2004-present, Newsletter Committee 2002-present), the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Consumer Affairs Committee 1999-2001), the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Beeken received his B.A. in English (with Honors) from Haverford College in 1983, and his J.D. from Columbia in 1991, where he was a Stone Scholar, a member of the Journal of Environmental Law, an editorial assistant to Professor E. Allan Farnsworth, a research assistant to Professor Henry Paul Monaghan, and an intern in the chambers of U.S. District Judge Leonard B. Sand, S.D.N.Y.
Columbia Law School, 1991, J.D.
Haverford College, 1983, B.A.