Todd earned his juris doctorate degree from The Dickinson School of Law of the
Pennsylvania State University as a member of the Woolsack Honor Society.  While in
law school, he was selected as a certified legal intern to the Cumberland County
District Attorney’s office.  He also competed on the Jessup International Law Moot
Court Team, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Trial Team, and the Client
Counseling Team.  He was as a member of the Trial and Appellate Moot Court
Boards of Dickinson, and also served on the law school’s Student Bar Association.

Todd is a member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association
of Trial Lawyers of America), the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Houston Trial
Lawyers' Association, and the Fort Bend County Bar Association.  He focuses his
practice on personal injury, sexual abuse, toxic tort and medical malpractice cases.  
Todd has particular experience representing children injured through birth-related
medical negligence and other serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation.

Todd is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate's Forum and the Multi-Million
Dollar Advocate's Forum, two National organizations of attorneys who have achieved
successful verdicts for their clients.  He is also a member of the Pro Bono College of
the State Bar of Texas, for providing legal services to low-income Texans.  He was
selected as a Texas Super Lawyer for 2011 and as a "Top Lawyer" by H-Houston
Magazine for 2011.  He was previously  selected as one of "Texas' Top 200 Lawyers
for the People" (2005), and one of "Houston's Best Attorneys" for 2007, 2008, and
2010.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the
Sean Ashley House, a home for
children and adults with Autism and other severe disabilities, and currently serves on
the Board of Directors of the
Jamie Leigh Foundation, an organization founded to
benefit the victims of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace at home and
abroad.

Todd's recent verdicts include a $1.5 million
verdict for the wrongful death of an
autistic man who was improperly restrained in Fort Bend County, Texas, and a $2.2
million
verdict for a man who was the victim of medical malpractice in Harris
County, Texas, and a $16.9 million verdict for a mentally handicapped girl who was
raped in a day care facility.  Todd has also represented Jamie Leigh Jones in her
ground-breaking case against military contractors attempting to force her claims into
binding, pre-dispute arbitration, ultimately changing the laws in the United States
regarding mandatory arbitration and criminal prosecutions of civilian contractors,
and continues to represent victims of sexual abuse by military contractors and others
overseas.

Todd is a 2009 graduate of Gerry Spence's
Trial Lawyers' College.

Todd is also a Karate Instructor (Sensei) at:
Lone Star Karate & Self-Defense

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Todd graduated from the University of Texas, where he was
selected to both the Phi Eta Sigma and the Lambda Delta
honor societies.  Upon graduation from UT, Todd entered
active duty service in the United States Marine Corps, where
he served as a combat engineer until he was selected to attend
law school and serve as a Marine Judge Advocate.
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