Timothy H. Powell advises employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters, including issues of:

  • Hiring, discipline and discharge
  • Discrimination and retaliation
  • Leaves and accommodations
  • Wage and hour
  • Noncompetition agreements
  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Employment contracts
  • Severance agreements

Tim represents clients in proceedings before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state human rights commissions, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board.

He has previously practiced employment law with firms in Maine and Massachusetts. While in law school, Tim was a note editor of the Boston University Law Review. Prior to law school, Tim was a litigation paralegal at a Washington, D.C. firm.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


Maine Bar Association


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Rising Star

New England

Super Lawyers


News, Analysis & Press

Office doors reopening in Maine, but just a crack

Portland Press Herald

July 5, 2020

Outlawing Impolite Behavior at Work: An Ominous Trend

New England In-House, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Daily Record, and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

August 2015

As a Law Grows Older, We Feel Younger: Is it Time the Age Discrimination Law Got a Makeover?

Corporate Counsel

July 22, 2015

Revisiting Federalism Concerns in the Offshore Wind Energy Industry in Light of Continued Local Opposition to the Cape Wind Project

92 B.U. L. Rev. 2023


Speaking Engagements

2021 New England Virtual Employer Conference

November 9, 2021

Returning to Work and the “New Normal": Legal Issues Facing Employers in the Wake of COVID-19

May 21, 2020

New England: Small States with Big Paid Sick Leave Obligations

2019 New England Employer Conference, Newton, MA

September 27, 2019


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2013cum laude
  • B.A., Colgate University, 2007cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts