Todd has more than 25 years of experience litigating a wide range of business-related disputes on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. His areas of emphasis include disputes related to trade secrets and unfair competition, employment, and public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as a wide range of government contracting issues. Todd works closely with the firm’s Government Contracts Practice in representing government contractors in all aspects of labor and employment compliance, enforcement, and investigations matters in response to internal complaints and in connection with governmental investigations, audits, and inquiries. Todd has represented clients before multiple federal and state agencies that regulate labor and employment in the United States, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP); and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Further, his extensive litigation and arbitration experience – including both jury and bench trials – allows him to provide effective insights when counseling clients. Todd also prides himself on developing litigation strategies that drive favorable settlements or summary dismissals.


Representative Matters

  • Counsels and represents management and individuals in protection of trade secrets and intellectual property, as well as non-competition, non-solicitation, defamation, and other business torts. Negotiates and drafts executive/talent employment and separation agreements.
  • Represents businesses in federal and state employment law matters, including issues related to the ADA, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), wrongful discharge litigation, workplace privacy, and constitutional claims including Equal Protection, the First Amendment, and Due Process. 
  • Routinely represents government contractors on a broad range of legal matters including internal investigations, commercial litigation, and compliance with ethics regulations, including post-employment restrictions applicable to government employees. Counsels and represents clients during Office of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audits regarding federal contractors' affirmative action and non-discrimination obligations and compensation matters. Represents government contractors in claims litigation before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA).
  • Represents public accommodations in Department of Justice (DOJ) proceedings and civil litigation on a broad range of ADA Title III challenges, including removal of architectural, communication, and transportation barriers; provision of auxiliary aids and services; and modification of policies, practices, and procedures. Defended a variety of businesses against suits alleging violations of the accessibility requirements, and developed effective strategies for resolving claims on favorable terms prior to motion practice.
  • Represented the Equal Rights Center (ERC) and a class of 17,000 Metro riders with severe disabilities in a major class-action lawsuit which resulted in a landmark settlement. The firm received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs for this representation.
  • Represents bankruptcy trustees and other parties in commercial disputes in bankruptcy and other federal courts.
  • Counsels firm attorneys on ethical and professional liability issues, including compliance with professional rules of conduct and other legal standards.
  • Serves as risk manager for the firm, acting as Loss Prevention and Claims Counsel.


  • Board Member, Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, a non-profit provider of housing and vocational services for autistic adults (2000-2008)
  • Board Member, Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, a non-profit focused on assisting children and adults with developmental disabilities (2015-present)



J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

B.A., with honors, Oberlin College

Law Journals

Supervising Editor, Cardozo Law Review

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Connecticut Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, District of Maryland, District of Connecticut, Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York, and Western District of New York

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