Tod is considered by his peers as one of the preeminent litigation attorneys in Nevada. Tod has represented thousands of clients in complex litigation matters, including representing clients in breach of contract disputes, personal injury, class action litigation, intellectual property, business torts, consumer protection and construction related matters.
Tod has decades of experience representing insurance companies and their insureds, including first party defense. Tod has successfully first chaired multiple trials and his experience in the courtroom brings a unique perspective and skill set that allows him to take cases from inception through trial and, when necessary, appeal.
Tod is an accomplished chess player and is rated as a “life expert” by the United States Chess Federation. He is an accomplished guitarist, song writer and singer.
Pepperdine School of Law, Juris Doctorate (Law Review), 1991
University of California Riverside, 1988
Extern for Honorable Judge Stephen Reinhardt, United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Tod is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Nevada and California
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of California
Massey v. Del Laboratories, Inc., 118 F.3d 1568
Total TV v. Palmer Communications, Inc. 69 F.3d 298
City of Ellensburg v. King Videocable Company, 1993 WL 816526