Tim Scordato was born in Rockford, IL and graduated top 30% of his class from Widener Delaware Law School in 2015 after earning his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University (“NIU”) in 2007.
After graduating from NIU, Mr. Scordato worked as a reporter and copy editor. From 2008 to 2012, he worked for The Haitian Project, which supports a school in Haiti for underprivileged, academically gifted children. From his experiences in Haiti, he learned the importance of the rule of law in society and pursued international and environmental law at Widener Delaware Law, where he worked for Widener’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic and earned his environmental law certification. Mr. Scordato worked for the City of Wilmington, DE as an environmental law intern, focusing on brownfields, the Clean Water Act, and waste management.
In law school, Mr. Scordato was a member of law review and twice received the GreenWatch Institute Award for commitment to environmental law and public advocacy, the Hon. Ned L. Hirsch Scholarship for commitment to civil litigation, and Widener’s Pro Bono Distinction Award.
Mr. Scordato is internationally published for his article on U.S. federal jurisdiction over marshlands, and he received best write-on paper award for his law review article on the Eighth Amendment’s application to juvenile life without parole.
Mr. Scordato is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
In his free time, Mr. Scordato likes to play tennis and guitar, hike, mountain bike, and paddle board.
- Widener Delaware School of Law (2015)
- Northern Illinois University (2007)
- District Court Northern District of Illinois