Focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation, Tedd M. Warden defends clients in consumer class actions, and RICO and product liability claims. He also represents clients in matters involving class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), US federal civil rights actions under Section 1983, and dram shop claims. Tedd handles all phases of litigation for clients in industries including computer software, medical device, financial services, and concessionaire services.
Before attending law school, Tedd was a political consultant in Washington, DC, where he focused on advertising and social marketing campaigns for political candidates and issues.
Obtained summary judgment in favor of a computer software provider in commercial litigation alleging breaches of contract and good faith and fair dealing in federal court.
Representation of a medical device provider in a products liability action pending in state court.
Obtained dismissal of RICO and RICO conspiracy claims alleged against a computer software provider in commercial litigation in federal court.
Representation of a financial services company in a putative nationwide class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act pending in federal court.
Obtained $1.8 million settlement in federal civil rights action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 by individual plaintiff who alleged he suffered constitutional deprivations at the hands of certain former members of the Chicago Police Department.
Representation of an independent retailer specializing in hardwood flooring in a multistate putative class action alleging violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act pending in federal court.
Defended financial services company in federal court during a six-week jury trial alleging RICO and RICO conspiracy claims.
Representation of a medicinal compounding pharmacy in a putative nationwide class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act pending in federal court.
Representation of concessionaire services company in state court actions alleging violations of the Dram Shop Act.
The George Washington University Law School, 2008, J.D.
University of Chicago, 2001, A.B., With Honors
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois