Tim Haffner is a corporate and commercial lawyer advising clients ranging from closely held businesses to publicly traded companies. He frequently serves clients as outside general counsel.
Tim has counseled on many commercial real estate mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He serves as advisor and business counselor to principals of businesses ranging from baseball teams, health care providers and financial institutions to manufacturing and sales organizations.


Bar Admissions



Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. (1985)

Wabash College
B.A. (1982)

Leadership & Community

Civic Activities

  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce — Director
  • Metal Technologies, Inc. — Director
  • Northeast Indiana Regional Marketing Partnership — Director (Past Chairman)
  • Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority — Director and Secretary
  • Homefield Advantage Foundation, Inc. — Past Director
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters — Director and Advisory Board (Former Board Director)
  • Allen County Economic Development Alliance — Past Chairman and Director
  • Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce — Past Chairman and Director
  • Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc., Fort Wayne Division — Past Chairman and Director
  • United Way of Allen County — Former Director
  • Greater Fort Wayne Chamber Foundation — Director
  • Northeast Indiana Foundation — Director
  • Trine University — Board of Trustees
  • Fort Wayne Area Hockey Association Incorporated — Director (Vice President)


  • Best Lawyers®— Corporate Law, 2010-22 (Lawyer of the Year - Corporate Law, 2014, 2022); Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2010-22 
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce — Volunteer of the Year Award, 2009
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2015-17

Awards Methodology

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