Todd Presnell is a trial lawyer licensed in Georgia and Tennessee who represents major corporations, small businesses, governmental entities, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals in litigation matters. Todd has served as lead counsel in federal and state courts across the country, including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas. He has handled numerous bench and jury trials, argued before the Sixth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and briefed cases before the United States Supreme Court and the Tennessee Supreme Court.
His experience includes product liability cases in the automotive, equipment-manufacturing, food-product, and manufactured housing industries; employment-discrimination cases for small, privately held companies and multinational corporations; disputes over non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; litigation over trade-secrets violations, contract and other disputes involving healthcare companies; fiduciary-duty disputes involving corporate directors and officers; trust-related litigation; and business tort claims.
In addition to his trial and appellate work, Todd has significant experience in the area of evidentiary privileges, including serving as editor-in-chief of Evidentiary Privileges for Corporate Counsel (DRI 2008), and he provides audit-related and training services to in-house legal departments in establishing and maintaining the corporate attorney-client privilege. He also works with in-house legal departments in creating and implementing document-retention policies and procedures.