Timothy A. Messner

Timothy A. Messner, DISH Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Timothy A. Messner

Timothy A. Messner
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Timothy A. Messner serves as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of DISH, leading a team of more than 20 attorneys responsible for negotiating the company’s commercial transactions. 

Tim joined DISH in 2004 as a junior attorney and has since held positions of increasing responsibility in the legal department. He was a key member of the team involved in EchoStar Corporation’s 2008 spin-off from DISH and has negotiated numerous agreements for the company related to satellite, content, technology and other strategic initiatives.

Tim graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law with high honors, and received his B.S. in Accounting, with honors, from the Pennsylvania State University. 

Tim enjoys skiing, mountain biking, traveling and spending time in the mountains with his wife and their three children.