Timothy R. Couture is a veteran litigator, focusing on construction law and product liability defense cases in which he has successfully represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors and product manufacturers. His cases have involved extensive property damage, serious personal injury and death. He has also defended clients in a variety of legal contexts including toxic torts, transportation law, insurance law, premises liability and professional liability. To read his latest trial outcome, please click here.
Mr. Couture has represented utilities, electronics manufacturers, public transportation companies, national retailers, landscape architecture firms, food companies and long-haul transportation companies in a variety of matters and venues. He has acted as trial counsel in numerous jury trials in jurisdictions in Illinois, including Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Kane, Kankakee, Madison, St. Clair and Will Counties. He has also tried cases in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.
Mr. Couture is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.