Ted is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the health care and litigation groups.  He has extensive experience defending physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice litigation, lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice cases and professional liability actions, and employers in workers' compensation and general employment matters.  Ted also has experience in personal injury and premises liability defense litigation.

Career highlights include:

  • Defending hospitals and physicians in serious malpractice cases involving neurological and other grave injuries
  • Defending employers in numerous jury trials of appealed workers' compensation claims and thousands of workers' compensation hearings at the administrative level
  • Successfully arguing for employers in numerous appellate cases involving workers' compensation issues

Ted has lectured on a variety of topics including general trial practice, defense of medical negligence cases and substantive workers' compensation law matters.

Ted received his J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he was a member of The Ohio State University Law Journal.  He received his B.A. cum laude from The Ohio State University.

Honors & Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2024; Workers' Compensation Law – Employers, 2013-2024

Columbus CEO, Best Lawyers, Legal Malpractice Law, 2023; Medical Malpractice Law, 2023; Workers' Compensation Law, 2023

Columbus CEO, Top Lawyers in Columbus, 2015-2016

Ohio Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Litigation, 2012-2022

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Personal Injury Defense, 2005-2006

Professional & Community Activities

The National Kidney Foundation of Ohio, and its successor, the National Kidney Foundation Serving Ohio, Past President

News & Insights



The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1991, with Honors

The Ohio State University Law Journal, 1990-1991

The Ohio State University, B.A., cum laude, 1988

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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