Mr. Fox is a partner with the Helena, Montana law firm of Gough, Shanahan, Johnson & Waterman specializing in banking, commercial, real estate, corporate, bankruptcy, foreclosures and collections, and environmental law. He is a Montana native, and was a geologist before attending law school.
Prior to associating with Gough, Shanahan, Tim was Vice-President and Counsel for Mountain West Bank, N.A. In that position, Tim advised two bank holding companies and eight branch banks in a wide range of legal matters including regulatory matters, employment and human resource matters, commercial transactions, loan workouts, and collections. He was appointed by Governor Judy Martz to the State of Montana Banking Board while employed with Mountain West Bank. He was also appointed to the Montana Historical Society Board by Governor Marc Racicot.
Tim was formerly the chair of the State Bar of Montana’s Environmental, Natural Resource and Energy law section for 10 years, and is currently an active member of the Bankruptcy section.
An avid sports fan, Tim is a nationally certified track and field official, and an accomplished sports photographer. He serves on the Foundation Board of the Helena Florence Crittenton Home, the Carroll College Saints Athletic Association Board, the Helena Symphony Orchestra Board, and is past president of the Cornerstone Christian Academy School Board. Tim has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Montana Historical Society, and the Board of Trustees of the Billings, Montana Symphony Society.
Tim regularly supports Republican candidates and conservative causes, and has provided legal advice to the Montana Republican Party. Most recently, Tim was one of former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns' county campaign chairmen in the 2006 election cycle.