Timothy D. Rau

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, J.D. (1999)
  • James Madison University, B.A. (1996)

Timothy D. Rau

Principal

trau@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 215-351-5817


1650 Arch Street
Suite 2110
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029

Main: 215-925-2289
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Timothy D. Rau is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of asbestos/silicosis, civil litigation, general liability, Jones Act, and maritime law, with a particular emphasis in toxic tort law.

Prior to joining Dickie McCamey, Mr. Rau practiced for 20 years with another litigation defense firm in the Philadelphia area.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®Rising Stars 2008
Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, J.D. (1999)
  • James Madison University, B.A. (1996)
Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Defense verdict in wrongful death case in Philadelphia County which it was alleged that the plaintiff/decedent’s esophageal cancer and subsequent death was caused by his exposure to asbestos
  • Defense verdict after two phases of a reverse bifurcated trial in Philadelphia County where the plaintiff was found by the jury to have asbestosis, but Mr. Rau’s client’s product was found to have not caused the plaintiff’s disease
  • Defense verdicts in two cases tried simultaneously where the plaintiffs each alleged they had contracted symptomatic asbestosis as a result of exposure to asbestos
  • Marine vessel negligence verdict affirmed on appeal:  Kindermann v. Cunningham, 2015 Pa. Super. 30
  • Premises liability verdict in Philadelphia where the plaintiff alleged permanent injury and total disability from work after a fall on the property owned and managed by Mr. Rau’s client. After demanding in excess of $2.5 million prior to trial and alleging over $1 million in past and future wage loss, the jury awarded the plaintiff less than $100,000.
Presentations & Publications

Publications

  • “Liability for Replacement Parts in a Post-Tincher World” (Author), The Legal Intelligencer – Products Liability Supplement, 1/26/2016, p. 6
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • New Jersey Bar Admission
  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States

Community

  • Ironbridge Charity Group (Board of Directors)
Education

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, J.D. (1999)
  • James Madison University, B.A. (1996), cum laude, English, minor in Business