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Ted practices in the Indianapolis, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky offices and participates in both the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring and commercial transactions practice groups. He was honored to be named the Top Business Bankruptcy Lawyer in Louisville in the 2014 edition of  The Best Lawyers in America® for his outstanding reputation and distinguished work. He was also selected as one of the top Ten Lawyers in Kentucky overall by Kentucky Super Lawyers® in Bankruptcy and has been consistently selected as a Kentucky Super Lawyer®  in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, which is an award given only to lawyers in the top five percent of their fields. He is certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification and serves on the Board of Directors of that organization. Ted is also the former practice group leader for the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring group.

Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Ted clerked for William C. Lee, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana. In law school, he was a Senior Notes Editor for the Federal Communications Law Journal and a research assistant for Professor William J. Hicks, revising the multi-volume treatise Exempt Transactions Under the Securities Act of 1933.

Ted's Relevant Experience

Other Info About Ted


Law School

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1996, magna cum laude
Federal Communications Law Journal
Order of the Coif

Undergraduate School

Wabash College, A.B., 1993, magna cum laude

University of Lancaster, England, no degree, 1992


Ted served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Law Clerk, William C. Lee, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana

Bar Memberships

Ted is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Indiana, 1996

Kentucky, 1997


Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers®, 2009-2022; “Top 50 in Kentucky,” 2012, 2016

The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2007-2022; Louisville Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year,” 2015, 2018, 2022; Louisville Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year, 2021; Louisville Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2014

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Friends of the Louisville Zoo, Board of Directors, 2002-present

Jewish Community Center, Board of Directors, 2001-2007

Kentucky Bar Foundation, Board of Governors, 2007-present

Leadership Louisville, Class of 2010

American Board of Certification, Board of Directors, 2008-present

Firm Committees

Ted serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group, former Leader

Finance Committee, Chair

Compensation Committee, Member

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