1800 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Timothy J. Canney


202-530-3333 phone

Email: [email protected]

Tim Canney concentrates his practice in the areas of tax and business law.  He counsels public and private corporations, tax-exempt organizations, partnerships, and individuals on matters including:

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • business structuring and choice of entity;
  • private equity transactions;
  • employment practices;
  • securities offerings;
  • shareholder and LLC operating agreements;
  • commercial lease agreements;
  • joint ventures;
  • business disputes; and
  • corporate and individual tax planning

Tim is a current contributor to the ABA’s Joint Task Force on Short Form Model Acquisitions Agreements.  He has written/presented on a wide array of topics, including issues relating to employee misclassification, tax planning surrounding settlement of litigation, federal income tax issues relating to lump-sum awards in discrimination suits, and administrative changes to IRS appeals procedures.  Tim’s written work has been relied upon by legal journals and the United States Court of Federal Claims (quoted in VanDesande v. United States, 2017 U.S. Claims LEXIS 133 (Fed. Cl. Feb. 24, 2017)) and has earned him a Distinguished Writing Award in Law from the prestigious Burton Awards for Legal Achievement.

Tim attended the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law.  While in law school, Tim served as Note & Comment Editor of the Catholic University Law Review.  Mr. Canney also earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation and a Certificate in International Tax from the Georgetown University Law Center.


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