Todd’s practice focuses on litigation and counseling involving a wide variety of matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and in arbitration and mediation forums. His cases have encompassed the following areas: trade secrets, securities litigation, trademark infringement, regulatory compliance, employment litigation, product liability, fraud and business contract disputes. Todd also represents individuals and companies involved in government investigations and enforcement actions and advises clients on U.S. export controls. Todd was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Prior to joining Corr Cronin, Todd was an associate at Paul Hastings LLP in New York where his practice focused on government investigations, securities litigation, and internal corporate investigations, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prior to entering private practice, Todd served as International Law Research Fellow for the Public International Law and Policy Group where he provided legal and policy advice to foreign government officials on matters including anti-corruption policies and political decentralization. He also worked as an investigator for the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board where he investigated allegations of misconduct against the NYPD.
Todd is a former lecturer at the University of Washington Jackson School of International Studies where he taught a masters-level course on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and strategies for combatting corruption in the public and private arenas. Todd is licensed to practice in Washington and Idaho.
Project Thunder v. TNS (King County Superior Court). Represented telecommunications company against multi-million-dollar claims of breach of contract and wrongful termination stemming from an acquisition; obtained favorable settlement at trial.
McKibben v. Colacurcio Jr. et. al. (King County Superior Court). Represented former business owner against claims of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Obtained a complete defense verdict after a two week trial.
Municipality of Anchorage v. ICRC et al. (U.S. District Court, District of Alaska). Represented engineering firm against claims of professional negligence.
Somerset v. Wall to Wall (U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington). Represented corporate executives against allegations of securities fraud; obtained favorable settlement after trial.