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Timothy K. Giordano

Attorney and business advisor of youth, education and human right advocates.

Timothy K. Giordano is an attorney and business advisor of youth, education and human right advocate. Tim is also a leading legal, business and education operating executive with diverse experience across all sectors. In the public and social sectors, Tim has overseen operations; finance and community relations for a top-performing public middle school in Harlem, and helped launch a national reform movement focused on corporate diversity. Tim regularly invests time and capital into companies, projects, and philanthropic causes, with a focus on those with the potential to advance social justice or improve the lives of young people. These efforts include an award winning, independent documentary about bullying in schools, and a successful anticensorship campaign for the high school theater community.

Tim began his career in public serving working for the Honorable Frank M.Hull, a Clinton appointee to the federal bench, and advising on a wide-range of legal appellate matters before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, including high-profile death penalty and asylum cases. In the private sector, Tim led product development, strategy and sales teams at Bloomberg LP, a world leader in media and technology. There Tim received Bloomberg’s business innovator award for his work helping to oversea the company’s largest corporate acquisition to date and for leading related integration efforts. Prior to Bloomberg, Tim was a lawyer with top-ranked global law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, where his practice focused on defending public companies and financial institutions in complex, high-stakes litigation. During his time at Skadden, Tim was also honored for his legal advocacy on behalf of victims of domestic violence living in poverty. Tim has written most extensively in the areas of risk and compliance, fund management, and securities regulation. He has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal for legal achievement, and received an award for legal scholarship from the Labor Division of the Georgia State Bar, in recognition for his published work on employment discrimination. Tim’s current research focuses on heterosexism in K-12 education and on improving education outcomes for marginalized populations, including LGBT youth and kids in foster care.

Tim’s bachelor’s degree is in communications and he received his law degree from Emory University, graduating first in his class.

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