Ted is the firmwide chair of BakerHostetler’s Digital Assets and Data Management Group and a member of the firm’s Policy Committee. He stands at the forefront of cyber protection - no small role in an era defined by crippling data breaches and daily digital threats. He has earned authority in the areas of privacy, data security and cybersecurity, leading clients to entrust him with more than 8,000 data breach responses. Businesses, government and other organizations turn to Ted for sound advice on compliance, developing response strategies, breaches implicating domestic and international laws, and defense of both class action litigation and regulatory actions. Notably, he has developed key relationships with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he and his team have helped to establish protocols to protect corporate victims following a data breach. He knows the most proactive regulators involved in this space and interacts with them regularly. Ted has led the defense to hundreds of regulatory investigations. In the healthcare space, Ted has defended more than 300 OCR investigations and has negotiated more privacy/security-related resolution agreements than any other lawyer.