Todd E. Phillips is an associate in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C. office. He joined the firm in 2008. Prior to joining Caplin & Drysdale, Mr. Phillips practiced civil litigation at an international law firm in Los Angeles, California. He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and law degree from the UCLA School of Law.
Mr. Phillips focuses his practice on complex litigation with an emphasis on securities and financial litigation and consumer class actions. He handles a broad range of cases in state and federal courts around the country. He has participated in a variety of commercial litigation matters during his career, representing individuals and companies in various industries, including finance, aerospace, energy, and defense contracting. He has experience in toxic tort litigation, cost recovery, securities litigation and government investigations. In addition, Mr. Phillips participated as a member of the trial team in a multi-billion dollar antitrust action.
Since joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Phillips has represented businesses, institutional investors, exempt organizations, and creditors' committees in matters including:
- General litigation
- Class actions
- Securities (10b-5) litigation
- Commercial litigation relating to derivatives
- Bankruptcy, fraudulent transfer and creditors' rights litigation