Ted’s practice focuses on several different areas of litigation including medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, and related administrative proceedings (VSSR, OSHA), commercial and personal injury litigation. He regularly appears in courts both state and federal in Ohio and Kentucky and also practices before administrative agencies such as the Ohio Industrial Commission and OSHA. Ted is involved in his church, North Cincinnati Community Church, and is active in his home community of Loveland, Ohio.


• Defense of physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice cases and trials in both state and federal courts in Ohio and Kentucky
• Defense of state fund and self-insured employers before the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, Ohio Industrial Commission, and in court.
• Served as law clerk to Judge Thomas D. Lambros, U.S. District Court, Cleveland, Ohio, 1985-1987


• AV peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell- a reflection of having achieved the highest level of professional skill and integrity a lawyer can earn
• Selected and listed as one of Ohio’s Super Lawyers (2005-2006, 2011-2019)
• Selected and listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America – Insurance Law (2009-2016)


• State of Ohio
• Commonwealth of Kentucky
• U.S District Court, Southern District of Ohio
• U.S District Court, Northern District of Ohio
• U.S District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
• U.S District Court, Western District of Kentucky
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

• Cincinnati Bar Association (Vice Chair of Grievance Committee, Worker’s Compensation Committee, and Health Law Committee; former Chairperson, Common Pleas Court Committee)
• Ohio State Bar Association
• Kentucky Bar Association
• Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (Former Member of Facility Standards Committee)


• “HIPPA: What You Need to Know” Mercy Health (May & August 2019)
• “Ohio Workers’ Compensation – Bad Faith Claims Against Self-Insured Employers: Does the Law Really Provide Much of a Bulwark Against A Successful Civil Lawsuit?” Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Ohio Valley Chapter (March 2014)
• “Protecting Your Facility Against End of Life-Related Litigation,” Kentucky Association of Health Care Association Annual Meeting (November 2013)
• “Ethics: HIPAA – Law Firm Obligations,” Cincinnati Bar Association Health Care Law Seminar, December 2012
• “Medical Records Law in Ohio,” sponsored by Lorman Education Services, October 2007, 2010, 2012
• “Hot Topics in Workers’ Compensation Law”, Rendigs client seminar, August 2012
• “Tales from The Employment Law Crypt,” Rendigs client seminar, November 2011
• “Medical Malpractice Update: Where Have All The Lawsuits Gone,” Cincinnati Bar Association Health Law Committee, December 2010
• “New and Pending Legislation Update: What’s New and What’s Pending, Workers’ Compensation Subrogation,” Ohio Association of Civil Attorneys, Summer 2003
• “The Implication of Scott-Pontzer and its Progeny on Ohio UM/UIM Cases,” National Business Institute, Fall 2002
• “Current Status of Workers’ Compensation Liens,” Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, Fall 2001
• “UPDATE: New Workers’ Compensation Subrogation and New Intentional Tort Statutes,” Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, Spring 1996
• “Workers’ Compensation for Self-Insureds,” Lorman Business Center, Inc., March 1994, May 1995


• “2015 Ushers In New OSHA Record keeping Rules,” Rendigs 2015 Employment Law eBook (January 2015)
• “Jeffrey v. Marietta Memorial Hospital,” Healthcare Legal Update (April 2013)
• “Workers’ Comp. Case Law in 2012: Another Year of Multiple Voluntary Abandonment Decisions,” Rendigs Employment Law 2012 year in Review e-book (January 2013)


• Case Western Reserve University College of Law (J.D., 1985)
• Denison University (B.A., 1982)