Ted Lavender is a founding partner who focuses his practice on defending medical malpractice cases. He represents physicians, hospitals, nurses, psychologists, nursing homes, dentists, pharmacists, chiropractors, and all other types of ancillary medical care providers. He also represents ERISA healthcare plans, their fiduciaries, and plan participants in healthcare reimbursement disputes and litigation. He represents medical providers before professional licensing boards. He also defends §1983 civil rights matters, as well as other complex general liability claims. Mr. Lavender is pleased to occasionally be able to represent patients around the country in hospital billing disputes at no charge to patients.
For a dozen consecutive years (2008-2019), Mr. Lavender was named a Super Lawyer in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense by Super Lawyer and Atlanta Magazine. He is an "AV" Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Lavender practices in all trial and appellate courts in Georgia. He has tried jury trials in Georgia, Colorado, Oregon, and Texas. He is admitted to practice before: U.S. Supreme Court; 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Federal District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; Federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia; Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Federal District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Federal District Court for the Northern District of Florida; Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and all Georgia trial courts.
Ted volunteers in the Georgia Supreme Court’s Transition Into Law mentoring program. He also volunteers his time as a member of the board of directors for Project Sanctuary, which helps military service members and their families cope and heal through family retreats that provide emotional support and other assistance to the entire military family. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, college football, jogging, and reading.
- John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1997
- University of Georgia, BBA — Finance, 1992