Mr. Toddre has developed expertise in several subject matter fortes including catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, product and premises liability, civil rights litigation, municipal defense, business and commercial tort cases, and gaming contract cases through his career in both private practice and public service. Mr. Toddre routinely litigates cases from cradle to grave, including all stages from initial valuation, pleadings, discovery, mediation, trial, and post judgment practice. Mr. Toddre has tried several cases to verdict, reaching successful conclusions for the clients represented for both the State of Nevada and several preeminent gaming companies.
As a Senior Deputy Attorney General Mr. Toddre was one of the leading appellate and civil rights Attorneys in the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Toddre is particularly proficient in the courtroom and has established a reputation as a respected advocate in Federal, State and Appellate Courts.
Mr. Toddre provided general legal counsel for the several state entities. He was the head of appellate litigation for NDOC and miscellaneous complex litigation matters. Has drafted more than one hundred opening and responsive briefs in Ninth Circuit and Nevada Supreme Court and has participated in oral arguments dozens of times in the Ninth Circuit and Nevada Supreme Court. He also has appeared regularly in USDC, the above California venues and Nevada State/Justice Courts, both as a government advocate and private counsel.
In prior private practice, Mr. Toddre became well versed in drafting business formation agreements, employee handbooks and procedures, sweepstakes, and contracts. He routinely performed contract reviews for restaurant sales, employment agreements, entertainment contracts, sweepstakes, and casino instruments.
Mr. Toddre Has been published twice with favorable rulings in the Ninth Circuit for the matters of Cates v. Stroud 976 F.3d 972 (Currently docketed for possible USSC Certiorari 20-1438) and Evans v. Skolnik (No. 18-17233, filed May 18, 2021).