Todd J. Kaiser - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Todd J. Kaiser

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 317-916-2155

Mr. Kaiser concentrates his practice on state and federal court litigation, class action defense, commercial litigation and employment law. Mr. Kaiser advises and defends clients in the retail financial services and consumer class action litigation.  He has represented clients in lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving employment contracts, non-competition/trade secret disputes, commercial disputes, class action litigation, EEO claims, ERISA claims, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour disputes.  He has successfully tried more than a dozen cases to verdict and judgment.  He has arbitrated cases before the AAA and FINRA, and received temporary restraining orders and injunctions before numerous courts.  He has mediated more than 200 cases before the EEOC, AAA, FINRA, magistrate judges and private mediators.Mr. Kaiser attended Indiana University Law School where he served on the Indiana Law Review.  After law school, Mr. Kaiser served as a law clerk to the Honorable William I. Garrard of the Indiana Court of Appeals.  Mr. Kaiser has authored more than 200 appellate and amicus briefs advocating the interests of employers, attorneys, physicians and other professionals.Mr. Kaiser is a frequent author and speaker on such topics as “Investigating EPLI – Covered Claims,” class action litigation, “Audits-The Key to Avoiding Class Action Lawsuits” and liability risks regarding contingent workers.Mr. Kaiser is an Indiana Super Lawyer as selected by Indianapolis Monthly, has been listed in Chambers USA Leading Business Lawyers and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of the Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Litigation – Labor & Employment.

DePauw UniversityBA 1983Indiana University BloomingtonJ.D. 1986
Defense Trial Counsel of IndianaDefense Research InstituteIndianapolis Bar AssociationIndiana State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Office Location

111 Monument Circle, Suite 4600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Covenants Not to Compete, Trade Secrets)
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment