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Timothy J. MacFall is a Partner at Rigrodsky & Long and has more than thirty years of legal experience. Mr. MacFall is a cum laude graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. Upon his graduation from law school, Mr. MacFall served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Narcotics Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. In 1987, he joined the United States Immigration & Naturalization Service as a Trial Attorney in the Alien Criminal Apprehension Program. Mr. MacFall was subsequently cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division. In 1988, Mr. MacFall was appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. As a government attorney, Mr. MacFall tried numerous cases to verdict and argued more than a dozen cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. MacFall was also a speaker at a United States Department of State Conference on pending extradition litigation and the 1986 Supplementary Treaty Between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; has served as a lecturer at Immigration & Naturalization Service Special Agent training seminars; and assisted in the preparation of a New York City Police Department trial testimony training film. Mr. MacFall has focused his practice primarily on complex class action litigation in state and federal courts since 1992. Mr. MacFall has represented individual investors, union pension funds, and state pension funds in transactional and federal securities class actions throughout the United States. Mr. MacFall joined the Firm in April 2009.

Honors & Recognitions

Mr. MacFall was included in New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition for 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Education

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, cum laude

Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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