Timothy Rothberg

Tim Rothberg is a partner in Peckar & Abramson’s Houston office and chair of the firm's Power & Industrial Facilities/EPC Practice. He concentrates his practice on construction, oil and gas, and complex commercial litigation matters and provides his clients both courtroom and business solutions.

Timothy Rothberg

Chair - Power & Industrial Facilities/EPC


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“P&A’s Results First mindset, and culture of client service, thought leadership and professionalism, drive us toward excellence as we serve our clients’ business and litigation needs.”


Drawing upon significant trial experience and 12+ years of providing general business counsel to companies of all sizes, Tim effectively and efficiently handles the legal and business needs of his clients. He has extensive experience in construction, complex commercial, intellectual property and energy-related litigation and relies upon this experience in strategically advising clients in connection with litigation ranging from routine matters through bet-the-company disputes.

Tim has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as one of the top “Up-and-Coming 100” lawyers in Texas and has been listed as a “Rising Star” by that publication each year since 2013. H-Texas Magazine named Tim one of Houston’s Top Lawyers and Texas Lawyer has honored him as a Top Litigator. Among other cases, Tim was named in this category following a jury verdict he obtained in a deceptive trade practices and fraud matter. In addition, Tim has been named Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation (2013).

In October 2019, Tim was inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national, invitation-only, association of experienced trial lawyers and judges who have tried a significant number of jury trials to conclusion as the lead trial lawyer.

Tim serves as a Member of the Board of Directors with Innovative Humanitarian Solutions and previously served as Chair of the Houston Baptist University’s Alumni Association.

Tim is licensed in Texas and Louisiana state and federal courts. He earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Communications from Houston Baptist University.




State of Texas

State of Louisiana

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


State Bar of Texas

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Texas Bar Foundation

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Education and Courses

Houston Baptist University, B.A., summa cum laude

Emory University School of Law, J.D.

Awards and Recognitions

Texas Super Lawyers, Up-and-Coming 100 Texas Rising Stars, 2018 - 2019

Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013 - 2020

Texas Lawyer, “Litigator of the Week”

H-Texas Magazine, Houston’s Top Lawyers for 2014, 2015, and 2018

Order of Barristers

Publications & Presentations

“Construction 101: Session 2,” ABC Greater Houston, September 2020 (Speaker)

“Corporate Compliance in a Sea of Soundbytes,” State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section newsletter, Fall 2014