Biography

Ted is an attorney in the firm’s Los Angeles office, specializing in business and insurance defense litigation. As part of the firm’s litigation and casualty group, Ted focuses his practice on the defense of individuals, businesses, and insurance companies against claims ranging from personal injury to premises liability.

Ted is currently pursuing his Master of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution where he is trained in alternative dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Prior to joining Thompson Coe, Ted was a law clerk for the Illinois Office of the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor where he was assigned to the special prosecution division. During law school Ted clerked for a personal injury firm and an entertainment litigation firm in Los Angeles.

Education

  • Pepperdine University  (Master of Dispute Resolution)
    • expected 2020
  • Willamette University College of Law  (J.D., 2018)
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Moot court Board Executive Committee
    • Business Laywering Institute Student Fellow
  • University of Missouri-Columbia  (B.A. Political Science, 2014)

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2019

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court – Central District of California

Professional and Community Activities

  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Delegation to California Conference of Bar Associations
  • California Young Lawyers Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel