Theodore V. H. Mayer

Theodore V. H. Mayer


Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Recognized since 2008

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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Theodore V.H. Mayer is managing partner of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. He is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and its Compensation Committee. He formerly chaired the firm's Litigation department. His practice focuses on product liability and on complex litigation generally.

Ted's product liability work has included leading successful defense efforts in many of the largest and most complex tort litigations in the US over the past three decades, as well as in many individual cases. He has coordinated the national defense of several major pharmaceutical litigations and has led teams defending manufacturers of vaccines, blood products, automobiles, asbestos-containing products, toys and many other products. Chambers USA has consistently recognized Ted as one of the leading product liability defense lawyers in the United States. Outside the products area, Ted's experience includes trials, appeals and coordination of commercial, professional liability and insurance litigation.

Ted has chaired the Product Liability Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and has served on the association's Judiciary Committee and Committee on Professional Responsibility. He has lectured and published on topics relating to product liability, class actions and professional ethics. He is the author with Robb Patryk of the treatise "Product Liability," published by Law Journal Press.

Location

  • One Battery Park Plaza
    New York, NY 10004-1482

Languages

  • English
  • French

Education

  • Yale University , BA, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, New York City (2017)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, New York City (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Toxic Tort

Publications

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