Timothy M. Bliss
After graduating from law school in 1999, Tim Bliss has practiced employment and labor law and general civil litigation with both small and large Rhode Island law firms. Since launching his own practice in 2016, he has continued to provide counsel and represent public and private employers and individuals in litigation in state and federal courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Tim also represents many municipalities and related entities in labor matters, including collective bargaining and arbitration.
Tim is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Labor and Employment Law section of the Federal Bar Association, is the president-elect of the Rhode Island Chapter of the FBA and is formerly the chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association. He is also the author of the Rhode Island chapter of the 50 State New Laws Compendium published annually by the Defense Research Institute.
Wheaton College, Norton MA, magna cum laude, 1996
University of Notre Dame Law School, 1999, Journal of College & University Law, Articles Editor
Rhode Island, 2000
U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, 2001
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2005
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2006