Theodore Tsekerides > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 5TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Ted Tsekerides is a partner in Weil’s Litigation Department, where he concentrates his practice in product liability/mass torts, complex commercial litigation, and bankruptcy litigation matters, as well as risk avoidance counseling and strategy. He has more than 25 years of litigation and trial experience representing companies in high-stakes matters that threaten their reputations and businesses, and has extensive experience in multi-district litigation and class actions.  He has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the country at all stages of the litigation process, including often acting as coordinating national litigation counsel, and has led litigation matters in several high profile bankruptcy proceedings involving a wide range of industries, including transportation, energy, consumer products, securities, and telecommunications.

Education

Columbia University (BA, 1990); Brooklyn Law School (JD, 1993).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: toxic tort

Appreciated by clients for its ‘great service and availability’, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP‘s ‘hardworking‘ team excels at handling high-stakes toxic tort disputes for energy, utilities, retail and pharmaceutical companies, in federal and state courts throughout the country. With a large group of lawyers with first-chair trial experience in the product liability and broader commercial litigation fields, the firm has great experience as trial and national co-ordinating counsel in big-ticket disputes, including as it relates to talcum powder litigation, water contamination and disputes related to plastics pollution. The team also regularly handles toxic tort disputes in a bankruptcy context, where it is able to draw upon expertise within the firm’s market-leading insolvency offering. New Jersey-based product liability and mass tort litigator par-excellence Diane Sullivan  co-heads the team alongside the ‘excellent’ David Singh  out of Silicon Valley. New York-based Theodore Tsekerides  is also a key figure, including in bankruptcy-related matters and is recognized as a ‘great communicator’.