In 2021, Arizona Business Magazine rated Todd as one of the top 100 lawyers in Arizona. In 2020, Todd Kartchner was recognized by Super Lawyers® as one of the top 50 attorneys in the State of Arizona.
Todd serves on Fennemore's five-person management committee and as the firm’s Chief Privacy Officer. He also oversees litigation throughout the firm. Todd is licensed in three states (Arizona, Nevada and California) and represents clients in multiple jurisdictions throughout the country. In particular, Todd devotes his practice to the following:
- Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: Todd counsels clients with regard to data privacy and cybersecurity issues, including compliance with U.S. federal and state privacy and information management requirements. Todd also provides counsel and assistance with security breaches, including breach investigations, customer and donor notification, and discussions and negotiations with hosting service providers.
- Intellectual Property Litigation: Todd frequently represents clients in intellectual property cases involving patent, copyright, and trademark infringement. He has been particularly successful in combating patent trolls and protecting the interests of his clients from these predators.
- Indian Law: Todd frequently represents Indian tribes and fights aggressively to protect their interests. He is well-versed in gaming compacts, tribal sovereignty, tribal jurisdiction, contracts with private entities and intergovernmental agreements.
- Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Todd is a thought leader in the burgeoning fields of blockchain and cryptocurrency law, including smart contracts and digital currencies. He is knowledgeable in the SEC regulations applicable to these revolutionary technologies.
Todd also has wide-ranging experience in the telecommunications industry, particularly in representing infrastructure providers as well as developers specializing in multi-dwelling units (MDUs).
Outside of work, Todd enjoys spending time with his wife and six active children.
A competitor by nature, Todd is an avid cyclist who stays in shape by competing in rigorous time trials.