Todd brings a depth of talent and experience to his clients. He attended top schools, including Dartmouth College and Berkeley Law, where he was Order of the Coif (top 10%) and an Executive Editor for the California Law Review. Todd then completed a prestigious federal clerkship in the Northern District of California for the Honorable Vaughn R. Walker (Ret.), and joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as a litigator in its San Francisco office. Todd moved to Sacramento in 1999 to join an elite litigation boutique that had been founded by two former United States Attorneys. In 2011, Todd, along with the rest of the then Steven, O’Connell & Jacobs firm, moved to the international law firm of DLA Piper. Elevated to Managing Partner of DLA Piper’s Sacramento Office in 2015, Todd remained at DLA Piper until 2019, when he departed to found the Noonan Law Group. Todd also taught Appellate Advocacy at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall) from 2010-2013.
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