F. Timothy Grieco



Tim Grieco focuses his practice on construction and commercial litigation.

Representative Matters

  • Recently obtained a $1 million plus award against one of the country’s largest scrap processors after a Federal jury trial on a breach of contract claim involving the sale of copper scrap.
  • Recently obtained an approximately $500,000 award against a major public utility provider in Ohio after a state jury trial involving the breach of a contract to design and build a substation.
  • Recently served as trial counsel in a 21 day commercial arbitration involving the return of hosted litigation data from ESI vendor and other breach of contract claims.
  • Recently served as trial counsel in misappropriation of trade secrets case in federal court, successfully obtaining multi-million dollar verdict against competing industrial shear manufacturer.
  • Recently served as trial counsel in misappropriation of trade secrets case in state court in Pennsylvania, successfully obtaining verdict in excess of $1 million against competing ammunition manufacturer.
  • Recently served as trial counsel for Ohio industrial dismantling contractor against labor supply company from Louisiana, winning a breach of contract claim, counterclaim damages for lost productivity, and attorneys’ fees; the jury also rendered a finding of bad faith against the labor supply company; the case involved, in part, the Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986 and I-9 Identification Requirements.
  • Argued before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, and Court of Appeals of Ohio.
  • Served as trial counsel for a local contractor in a lawsuit against a major utility company. After a two-week trial, the jury returned a multimillion-dollar verdict against the utility company. The judge also awarded the contractor its fees and expenses in an amount exceeding $720,000, under Pennsylvania’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act.
  • Represented a startup logistics and procurement company in breach of contract case against a major automotive parts company in arbitration.
  • Represents contractors in various disputes (i.e., disputes regarding contract balance, change orders, delay/impact/acceleration claims) against school districts and municipal authorities.
  • Represents various manufacturers in complex trade secret litigation in state and federal court.
  • Litigates complex insurance coverage, shareholder dispute, and securities fraud cases.
  • Argued before the Court of Appeals of Ohio regarding the legality of a stock restriction (a right of first refusal) imposed on already-acquired stock. Tim represented the company against the minority shareholder and successfully obtained the affirmance of the trial court ruling which upheld the validity of the restriction.
  • Represented industrial company in hearing before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio regarding back-charging dispute.
  • Represents architects in various design defect, breach of contract, and fee dispute cases.
  • Represents an industrial contractor in easement and UCC issues.

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh, elementary school reading mentor

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