Areas of Practice
A member of the firm, Timothy P. McKeown concentrates his practice on civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on real estate-related matters.
Tim’s practice centers on real estate contract disputes, contractor disputes, construction lien and title issues, foreclosure, partition actions, consumer fraud claims, access issues under New Jersey environmental statutes, and commercial equipment leasing. He has tried bench and jury trials and has represented clients in arbitration and mediation.
Tim also has extensive experience handling leasing and related disputes on behalf of commercial landlords and tenants. He has successfully prosecuted and defended scores of cases on behalf of commercial landlords, tenants, and others. Some of the issues Tim has handled in his commercial real estate practice include non-payment of rent, breach of covenants, abandonment of leased premises, eminent domain, mold contamination, site contamination, lease condemnation, and illegal use of premises by tenants. He also has represented his clients in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey against tenants and debtors who seek protection in that forum.
Some of Tim’s recent matters include:
In addition to his litigation practice, Tim drafts commercial leases and contracts of sale and represents sellers and purchasers in commercial real estate transactions.
In 2010, Tim launched New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Disputes, which provides businesses and individuals with timely information about the law as it pertains to the commercial real estate industry.
Tim currently serves on the Board of Directors of the ARC of Somerset County.