Timothy D. Charlesworth

Timothy D. Charlesworth


Corporate, Business & Banking • International Business & Trade Law • Project Development & Finance • Real Estate, Land Use & Development

Timothy D. Charlesworth is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group. Mr. Charlesworth’s practice includes international business law, distribution and agency relationships, technology licensing, joint ventures, sales transactions, contracts and commercial law. He frequently speaks about subjects related to international trade law, exporting and compliance topics.


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

Professional Organizations

  • Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, May 2022 – Present
  • World Trade Club of the Lehigh Valley, President
  • Lehigh Export Network, Member, Board of Directors
  • Global Business Advisors (Chester County Economic Development Council), Member, Board of Directors, April 2023 – Present
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers)
  • American Bar Association’s Middle Market and Small Business Committee / International Transactions, Member
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Committee on Commercial Finance
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Master of International Business Administration Program, ESDES School of Management, Catholic University of Lyon (France), Instructor, 2014-Present
  • DeSales University, Lecturer on “Legal Environment of International Business”, 2010 – Present

Community Activity

  • Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Member, Board of Directors, 2022 – Present
  • Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, Member, Foundation Board of Directors,  2011-Present
  • Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Past Member, Board of Directors, 1995-2007
  • Allentown YMCA, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • American Heart Association, Past Member, Board of Directors