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Tim Cherry

Tim Cherry

Attorney / Senior Associate, GENI & KEBE Lawyers

Tim Cherry is a senior associate of GENI & KEBE, a law firm member of DLA Piper Africa, based in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire and with affiliated offices mainly in the OHADA region (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger). He provides advice and support in numerous areas such as business law and labor law as well as due diligence review on behalf of English speaking clients. He is also involved in administrative activities, marketing and business development. 

  • Advised New York City government on city wide compliance with multi-billion dollar accessibility settlement agreement  
  • Managed, negotiated, and drafted third party contracts on behalf of New York City Department of Transportation 
  • Advised New York City on practical and legal solutions for traffic mitigation
  • Civilian advisor for United States military senior leadership in their communication with soldiers, families and the broader public   
  • Advised congressional members of the Florida House of Representatives in their efforts to create and pass legislation  
  • Drafted policy analysis describing potential impacts of proposed Floridian law 
  • Administrative appeals officer issuing final decisions for third party freedom of information appeals, on behalf of New York City government 

Professional Qualifications 

  • State of New York var association (2018)
  • District of Columbia bar association  (2017)


  • Juris Doctor - Florida State University May 2016
  • International Studies - University of Groningen Fall 2015 
  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts - Shenandoah University May 2011