Tim Twomey, FAIA

Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

CallisonRTKL Inc.


Timothy R. Twomey, Esq., FAIA, LEED AP, is Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of CallisonRTKL Inc., an 1,800 person architecture, engineering, planning and interior design firm with multiple offices nationally and world wide. Tim has over forty-one years of corporate management, administrative, legal practice and risk management experience, thirty-seven of which have been while in-house counsel to The Architects Collaborative, Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott and, for the last eleven years, CallisonRTKL Inc.

Tim is a registered architect in numerous jurisdictions and is a member of: the Massachusetts and California Bar Associations; the American Bar Association and its Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; he is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, where he is a past member and Chair of its Documents Committee, Chair of the Task Group which produced AIA's 2004 Design/Build Documents, member of the Task Group that produced AIA's A201-2007 General Conditions, and Chair of the Task Group that produced the AIA’s integrated project delivery documents; the Boston Society of Architects (including a former member of the Board of Directors, former Commissioner of Professional Practice, and past member and chair of the BSA’s Ethics Committee); past member of Design Professional Insurance Companies Architects Advisory Council; a member, and past president, of The Jefferson Society, an organization whose aim is to enhance the relationships between architects and lawyers; and a past member and Chair of the AIA’s Risk Management Committee.

As an architect and attorney, Tim Twomey’s lifetime of work touches virtually every professional architect in the United States. This impact stems from his passionate pursuit of defining alternative methods of project delivery and his development of clear, standard contracts that are now considered to be the essential legal underpinnings of nearly every architectural agreement in the country.