Timothy Nally


Timothy Nally is a partner in the Sacramento office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on general commercial litigation and he represents financial institutions and other businesses in commercial disputes and class actions in both state and federal court. Mr. Nally has represented clients in all stages of litigation, including discovery, prejudgment remedies, dispositive motions, mediation, arbitration, and trial, and involving claims for breach of contract, common law business torts, the Uniform Commercial Code, unfair, fraudulent, and deceptive business practices under section 17200, et seq., of the California Business and Professions Code, the Song-Beverly Act, the Rees-Levering Act, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Before joining Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, Mr. Nally worked as a law clerk at a firm in Provo, Utah, focusing on securities litigation and common law business torts. While in law school, Mr. Nally served as a judicial extern to Hon. Ted Stewart of the United Stated District Court for the District of Utah. Mr. Nally also worked as a research assistant while attending law school. His research focused on the interaction of financial institutions with low- and moderate-income groups, including compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act and related regulations.


  • Client Alert: Public Policy Limits Guarantors’ Pre-Default Waiver of Defenses
  • Client Alert: Lenders Should Consider Placement of Default Interest Rate Provisions in Notes
  • Client Alert:  CA Supreme Court Declines To Apply Song-Beverly To On-line Purchases, Citing Fraud Prevention
  • Client Alert:  CA Court Enforces Consumer Arbitration Provision, Negating Class Action Suit: A New Day For Business In CA
  • Client Alert:  Loss Of Market Share Is Sufficient Injury To Invoke Unfair Competition Law, Even In Absence Of Direct Business Dealing
  • Client Alert:  State Law May Create Liability Under Federal Regulations Not Intended To Impose Liability


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California



Awards & Honors

Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2023 — Commercial Litigation

“Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers, 2024

Dean’s List, J. Reuben Clark Law School and University of Utah


Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2012

  • Senior Editor, BYU Law Review

University of Utah

Bachelor of Arts in English, magna cum laude, 2009

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