Timothy D. Charlesworth


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Timothy D. Charlesworth is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Corporate, Business and Banking group. Mr. Charlesworth’s practice includes international trade law, including distribution & agency relationships, technology licensing, business and commercial law. He frequently speaks about subjects related to International Trade Law, including presentations to the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s ‘Business Lawyer’s Institute.’


  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1982
  • International Law Program, University of Exeter, Exeter, England, summer, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Professional Organizations

  • President, World Trade Club of the Lehigh Valley
  • Vice President, International Business Council, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Directors, Lehigh Export Network
  • Member, Board of Directors, Bucks County International Trade Council
  • Member, American Bar Association’s Middle Market and Small Business Committee / International Transactions
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Chester County International Trade Council
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Northern Tier International Trade Council
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Committee on Commercial Finance
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Honors and Affiliations

  • Lehigh Valley SUITS Award, Law, 2013
  • Named a Select Lawyer in:
    • Business/Commercial Law, Contracts Law and International Transactions & Disputes Law, 2014
    • International Transactions & Disputes Law, 2015
  • Included in Top Attorneys list, Business Law, Suburban Life, 2014 – 2015

Community Activity

  • Member, Foundation Board of Directors, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, 2011-2014
  • Member, Board of Directors, Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania, 2011-2014
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1995-2007
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Allentown YMCA
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, American Heart Association
  • Lecturer, DeSales University, on the subjects of  “Legal Environment of International Business” and “Legal Environment of Business”
  • Instructor, Master of International Business Administration Program, ESDES School of Management, Catholic University of Lyon (France) – 2014, 2015

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