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One of the nation's premier appellate and US Supreme Court advocates, Ted has argued 65 cases in the Supreme Court (including Bush v Gore, same-sex marriage cases and the legality of a presidential rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, DACA). He is a founder of the firm’s Crisis Management, Sports Law, and Appellate & Constitutional Law Practice Groups. His practice encompasses constitutional law, appellate, media and entertainment, sports gambling, commercial disputes and crisis management.


US Solicitor General, 2001-2004; Assistant US Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, 1981-1984; private counsel to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush; Visiting Scholar, National Constitution Center, 2007; Council Member, Administrative Conference of the United States.

Professional Memberships

American College of Trial Lawyers; American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.


JD, University of California - Berkeley, 1965.