Ted is Of Counsel to the firm, with over twenty-five years of business and legal experience both in private practice and as a senior in-house corporate counsel. His primary areas of expertise include regulatory compliance, corporate governance and transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, complex litigation and dispute resolution, and legal risk management.
As an in-house attorney, Ted served as the chief in-house counsel to companies in the investment, financial services, and travel industries. Most recently, Ted was the General Counsel to an international commodities hedge fund and structured investment firm where he supervised investor intake and relations, deal documentation and structuring, SEC and CFTC compliance, and investment fund creation and governance.
Ted has advised senior executives at public and private companies on regulatory compliance, strategic acquisition, and risk management issues. As General Counsel, he oversaw all legal issues affecting those companies, including compliance and best practices, litigation, taxation, governmental audits, real estate acquisitions, intellectual property protection, employment, and other transactional matters.
In his earlier private practice, Ted represented clients in several areas of complex commercial dispute resolution and litigation, including federal securities litigation involving reporting and disclosure issues, arbitration and consumer actions involving telecommunications and data storage clients, lender and trustee liability, territorial distributorship disputes, bankruptcy adversary actions and preference issues, public company directors and officers liability, computer fraud, commercial leasing, trade secrets, intellectual property (trademark and copyright), real estate development and joint venture disputes, and commercial insurance coverage.