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Ted Wells, Jr.

Ted Wells, Jr.

A partner and co-chair of the litigation department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Theodore V. Wells, Jr. has extensive litigation experience in white-collar defense, complex civil and corporate litigation, SEC regulatory work, healthcare fraud, FCPA, AML and OFAC investigations, environmental matters and class action litigation. In 2010 The National Law Journal named Ted one of “The Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers” and over the years has repeatedly selected him as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America, including naming Ted as the Lawyer of the Year in 2006. Ted also has been recognized as one of the outstanding jury trial lawyers in the United States by numerous publications including Chambers USA, which has noted that Ted “is considered by many to be ‘the best trial lawyer in the country.’” Since 2013, Chambers USA has named Ted a Star Performer in three categories: nationwide trial litigation, New York general commercial litigation and New York white-collar crime and government investigations, and Benchmark Litigation named him in similar categories. The Legal 500 has recognized him as a Leading Lawyer in white-collar criminal defense and as a Leading Trial Lawyer. Recently, in 2017, Ted was named a recipient for the New York Law Journal’s “Lifetime Achievement” award.

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Guest Appearances
August 11, 2017

ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Winning Litigation Cases at Trial

Brad Brian, Ted Wells, James Quinn, and Judge Barbara Lynn discuss best practices for winning commercial litigation cases.