Todd D. Ogden
Todd brings more than 25 years of experience to his multi-faceted practice that centers on the defense of construction, environmental, and casualty litigation. He has successfully defended hundreds of clients in Texas, Oklahoma, and Illinois. Todd diligently works to guide his clients to the best possible outcomes that are both cost-effective and aligned with their business and legal objectives.
Todd has a wealth of experience representing product, distributor, employer, equipment, and premises defendants in cases involving injuries, deaths, and property damage alleged from exposures to asbestos, benzene, silica, talc, and other substances. Additionally, Todd has defended hundreds of traditional personal injury claims, with a concentration in those involving premises and product liability.
In the construction arena, Todd serves as counsel for numerous property owners, contractors, and sub-contractors who need construction guidance or are involved in construction disputes. The scope of his practice includes contract preparation and negotiation, payment disputes of all types, lien disputes, and litigation of disputes involving alleged construction and design defects.
Todd is experienced in handling oil field accidents that have either caused catastrophic injury or death. He has handled cases involving fire, exposure to chemicals and other toxins, transportation, and oil rig and equipment-related accidents.
- Environmental Litigation
- Dram Shop Litigation
- "Asbestos Litigation in the 21st Century," ALI-ABA, New Orleans, LA
- Texas Bar Association
- Dallas Bar Association - Construction Law Section
- Oklahoma Bar Association
- Phi Delta Phi
- Included in the 2021 and 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Southern Methodist University
(B.A. in Economics)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
- U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit