Jump to Navigation

Todd A. Richardson

Todd A. Richardson

Indianapolis, Indiana

Todd Richardson has practiced for more than twenty years at Lewis & Kappes in the areas of energy and utility law, business litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.  He has represented large volume energy consumers in a variety of regulatory and civil litigation contexts, and is a regular practitioner in the appellate courts on utility law and other issues.  His litigation experience has concentrated on intellectual property and trade regulation matters, in particular patent and antitrust disputes.  He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer and among the Best Lawyers in America in appellate practice, is a past recipient of the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, and speaks regularly on subjects involving utility law, appellate practice and legal ethics.  Before joining Lewis & Kappes, he practiced with a Boston firm handling complex litigation.  He graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, Harvard University and Bosse High School in Evansville, Indiana.  While at Harvard, he wrote jokes for the Harvard Lampoon.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1992

Areas of Practice

  • Appeals
  • Energy and utility law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • Indiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1986
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude - 1983
    • Major: General Studies

Published Works

  • Harvard Lampoon, Editorial board, 1981-1983
  • University of Michigan, Journal of Law Reform, 1984-1986


  • Presenter, "What Happens Before Your Energy Bill Hits Your Bottom Line?," Indiana Chamber Energy Management Conference, 2014 - Present
  • Presenter, "Getting a Utility Appeal Up and Running," Utility Law Section Fall Seminar, 2013 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: Headline News Ethics," , 2011 - Present
  • Breakout Session Instructor, Appellate Skills Institute, 2009 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: Confidence and Privilege with a Public Client,", 2008 - Present
  • Presenter, "Administrative Appeals," Appellate Practice Survey, 2007 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: When to Be a Tattletale," , 2006 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: Keeping Toes Out of the Revolving Door,", 2005 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: Pro Se Litigants,", 2002 - Present
  • Breakout Session Instructor, Appellate Skills Seminar, 2001 - Present
  • Presenter, "Ethics in Administrative Proceedings: Philosophy of Ethics and Grievance Process,", 2000 - Present
  • Presenter, "New Appellate Rules," Utility Seminar, 2000 - Present
  • Presenter, "Anticompetitive Conduct and Market Power Issues," Energy Conference, 1998 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Practice, 2013 - 2016
  • Indiana Super Lawyer (Appellate), 2004 - 2010
  • Super Lawyer (Appellate), 2006 - Present
  • Co-Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1994 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Grievance Committee, Member, 1996 - 2001
  • Indiana State Bar Association, District Council Representative, Appellate Practice Section, Member, 1998 - 2000
  • Storytelling Arts of Indiana, Board President, 2009 - 2011
  • Storytelling Arts of Indiana, Board, 2005 - 2011
  • Harvard Lampoon, Editorial Board, 1981 - 1983
  • University of Michigan , Journal of Law Reform, 1984 - 1986

Past Employment Positions

  • Willcox, Pirozzolo & McCarthy, Attorney, 1986 - 1991
Abogados litigantes de gran nivel en asuntos comerciales, dedicados a una representacián de calidad y al establecimiento de estrechas relaciones con los clientes.
L&K Noticias

Los Abogados de Inmigración de LEWIS & KAPPES, P.C. reciben con Entusiasmo el Anuncio relativo a la Acción Diferida, Advierte de Posible Fraude e Informa que sostendrá
Sesiones Informativas Bilingües sobre la Nueva Política de Inmigración | MÁS

Trece Abogados de Lewis & Kappes de Indiana fueron Nombrados "Super Lawyers" o "Rising Stars" en el año 2009 | LEA EL ARTÍCULO

super lawyers

Read the latest legal news items | MÁS

Ubicaciones de las Oficinas

Oficina de Indianápolis
One American Square
AUL Building, Suite 2500
Indianápolis, IN 46282-0003
Mapa y Direccione

Teléfono: 317-639-1210
Lánea gratuita: 866-668-0262
Fax: 317-639-4882
Correo electrónic