Timothy P. Roth

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Timothy P. Roth Overview

Tim Roth is a partner and the Practice Group Manager of the firm’s Transportation Group. Tim’s practice focuses on the representation of trucking companies and their drivers following major truck accidents and includes engaging in 24/7 rapid response to truck accidents.  He defends motor carriers, drivers and their insurers throughout the State of Ohio in claims and lawsuits involving wrongful death, personal injury, property damage and cargo claim liability.  Tim also serves as National Counsel for a number of his trucking clients and has litigated trucking cases in a multitude of state and Federal jurisdictions across the country.  He is on the Faculty and Executive Council of the CLM Claims College School of Transportation and is also on the Board of Directors for the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA). Tim is recognized as a Best Lawyer® for Transportation Law.

Bar Admissions

  • 1994, Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) (Board of Directors; Vice Chair TIDA Advanced Seminar)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) (Executive Council, School of Transportation; Co-Chair 2016 Transportation Conference Committee)
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1994)
  • Fordham University (B.A. 1991)

License & Certification

  • Certified Claims Professional –Transportation (CCP)
  • Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP)

Honors & Recognition

  • 2023 Cleveland Lawyer of the Year Transportation Law, Best Lawyers in America®
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America®, Transportation Law, 2021-2023 Editions