Todd Suddleson

Todd Suddleson Partner

P 972 421 0112
1601 Elm Street
Suite 4245
Dallas, TX 75201
1601 Elm Street, Suite 4245, Dallas, TX 75201

Todd Suddleson is a skilled litigator who has tried complex lawsuits throughout the country. His primary practice involves mass tort litigation and product liability defense with a principal focus on the defense of asbestos and talc personal injury cases. He has been active in defending asbestos personal injury cases for more than 30 years and has gained extensive knowledge and experience, which allows him to provide the highest level of representation to his clients.

Todd has been selected to serve on the national and regional trial teams of many different companies that regularly defend claims for exposure to asbestos or talc. In these roles, he has served as a first chair trial attorney on behalf of his clients in various jurisdictions, including Texas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Washington, Delaware, Arizona, South Carolina and Rhode Island. One of his verdicts was selected by Courtroom View Network as one of the Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts for 2018.

Todd has given presentations as an invited speaker on various subjects related to his practice areas at nationally-attended CLE conferences.

Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US District Court for the District of Maryland
  • US District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, JD, 1989
  • University of Maryland, BS, 1986


  • D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas 2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Judicial and Review Rating: AV Preeminent
  • Courtroom View Network Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts for 2018


  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
News & Insights

    Speaking Engagements

  • An Analysis of Whether it is Valuable to Incorporate Juror Views on COVID-19 into Trial Themes, 2021 Defense Lawyers' Asbestos Symposium
    November 3, 2021
  • Inside the Courtroom: Video Analysis and Reactions from the Attorneys Involved in an Asbestos Trial, Perrin Conferences
    August 26, 2020
  • Industrial Hygiene Evidence Assessment has its Rewards, DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
    November 8, 2018
  • Preparing For and Taking the Deposition of An Expert Witness, DRI Asbestos Symposium
    November 7, 2018
  • Asbestos-Litigation Trends , CLM 2014 Annual Conference
    September 8, 2018
  • Making the Record – Effective Deposition Techniques, DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
    November 10, 2016
  • Talc Exposure, Asbestos and Causation, DALS Conference
    June 8, 2016
  • Asbestos-Litigation Trends 2014, CLM Annual Conference
    January 1, 2014
  • The Elephant in the Room: Bankrupt Trusts, 2010 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
    November 11, 2010
  • Trial of a Take- Home Exposure Case from Jury Selection to Verdict, Harris Martin Asbestos Conference
    June 1, 2009
  • Faculty Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Deposition Skills, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    June 1, 2008
  • The Duty Problem with Liability Claims against One Manufacturer for Failing to Warn about Another Manufacturer's Product, ALI-ABA Course of Study; Asbestos Litigation: The Changing Landscape
    October 11, 2007
  • State-Of-the-Art - Knowledge of Occupational Exposures to Asbestos after Selikoff: A Review of Recent Literature on the Impact on the Selikoff Studies, Published 1965, and Implications for Trial, DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
    January 1, 2006
  • Defending the Stanton Hypothesis: A Review of Recent Literature on the Pathogenicity of Short Fibers and Implications for Trial, 2003 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
    January 1, 2003