Tim Overton – Leadership & Inclusion Co-Chair
Tim and with his wife are the parents of five children. Tim is a partner in Dickinson Wright‘s Phoenix office. Tim’s primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, bad faith, class actions, construction, product liability, and American Indian affairs. In addition to Tim’s wide-ranging litigation practice, he spends a substantial amount of practice time counseling corporations, organizations and law firms on all things diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including addressing discrimination allegations.
He has received the Arizona Black Bar Association’s Individual Excellence in Diversity Award, and been named a fellow for the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (2017). He serves as a governor-appointed Commissioner on the Arizona Commission on African American Affairs, participates on the Arizona African American Leadership and Legislative Committee, and teaches a class on Race and the Law at Arizona State University Law School.