Theodore Voorhees is a senior litigator in the firm's Washington, DC office and a member of the Antitrust and Competition Law Practice Group.
Antitrust and Consumer Protection - Mr. Voorhees' antitrust practice encompasses counseling and litigation, with particular emphasis on pricing and distribution arrangements in the United States, and counseling trade associations on antitrust compliance matters. He is a past chair of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2012-2013) having previously served as Chair Elect, Vice Chair, International Officer, Section Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, and Publications Officer. He also has served as one of the co-teachers of the firm's antitrust seminar at the University of Virginia School of Law since the early 1980s.
On consumer protection matters, Mr. Voorhees has represented clients in proceedings before the Federal Trade Commission on advertising and marketing matters and the Consumer Product Safety Commission on product safety matters. He has advised clients on advertising substantiation matters and on the new field of neuromarketing.
Product Liability - Mr. Voorhees' practice also encompasses product liability and toxic tort matters, including both counseling and litigation with particular emphasis on mass tort litigation and trade association liability. He has counseled clients on product liability and risk assessment in the software, mining, medical devices, construction equipment, pharmaceutical, chemical, food, and beverage alcohol industries. Mr. Voorhees has lectured at numerous conferences on a broad range of product liability issues including nanotechnology, the growing controversy over the causes of the obesity epidemic, harms caused by computer viruses and similar cyber attacks, and product liability risks facing trade associations that lobby the government on health and safety matters.