Ted concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and business insolvency.
In his commercial litigation practice, Ted has represented all types of commercial parties, including shareholders/members of closely-held companies in owner disputes, parties to contract disputes, eminent domain disputes, and large collection matters, among numerous others.
In his commercial insolvency practice, Ted has represented all types of parties to federal bankruptcy cases and state court receivership proceedings, including debtors, secured creditors, vendors, municipalities and equity security holders.
He regularly represents commercial borrowers in working out distressed loans with institutional and private lenders.
He has been appointed permanent receiver of over fifty (50) Rhode Island companies by the Superior Court of the State of Rhode Island. As court fiduciary, Ted has operated all types of businesses, including manufacturing facilities, health care businesses, a Jewish synagogue, a Catholic private school, just to name a few. He has also been appointed ancillary receiver by the Superior Courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Connecticut.
Ted was lead counsel to the State of Rhode Island and the Receiver of the City of Central Falls in the Chapter 9 bankruptcy of the City of Central Falls. This was the second Chapter 9 bankruptcy of a city in the United States since the Great Depression.
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