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Theodore J. McEvoy

Theodore J. McEvoy is of counsel in the Litigation Practice of the firm's New Jersey office. Ted is experienced in various litigation and arbitration matters including class action, regulatory investigations, commercial contract disputes and arbitration matters for Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 companies.


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Insurance coverage
  • Asbestos-related bankruptcy
  • Securities class actions
  • Mergers and acquisitions



  • Obtained preliminary injunction in breach of restrictive covenant litigation and defended appeal of order in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
  • Overturned adverse decision against international client in the New Jersey Court of Appeals regarding contractual duty to arbitrate.
  • Represented national retailers and credit-card issuers in connection with various class action matters.
  • Represented national insurer in coverage dispute with insured, in which the insured and asbestos personal injury plaintiffs sought approximately $2 billion in coverage for alleged asbestos personal injury claims.°
  • Represented satellite radio provider in connection with shareholder class action litigation in which plaintiffs sought approximately $50 million in damages.
  • Represented internet advertiser in connection with action by competitor seeking temporary and permanent injunctive relief and unspecified damages.°
  • Represented private equity firm in connection with shareholder litigation and application to enjoin shareholder vote on going private transaction.°
  • Represented investment bank in connection with litigation arising from initial public offering.°
  • Litigated fee application on behalf of financial advisor in bankruptcy court.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. McEvoy prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership


  • J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 1999
  • B.A., English Literature, State University of New York at Albany, 1992
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey