Campbell Law School

J. Timothy Sparks


Associate General Counsel
Sonic Automotive, Inc.
Campbell Law, 1995

Tim Sparks is Associate General Counsel for Sonic Automotive, Inc. in Charlotte, NC, a publicly traded Fortune 500 company and one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers.  In his current position, he is responsible for all litigation for Sonic and its subsidiary entities.  When not focusing on litigation, Mr. Sparks also assists in nearly every aspect of legal operations including: employment, contracts, real estate, compliance and corporate governance.  Prior to Sonic, he worked for Royal & SunAlliance, an international property and casualty insurance company, in its US headquarters Office of General Counsel.  Prior to Royal, Mr. Sparks worked in private practice.  

Mr. Sparks graduated from Davidson College (B.A. 1990) and Campbell Law School (J.D. 1995).  He is admitted to the North Carolina Bar.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Dealer Counsel.