In today’s competitive landscape, when companies need help solving the problems that impact their business, they turn to Teddy McCormick. An accomplished commercial litigator, Teddy represents businesses in disputes with their competitors, business partners, suppliers, or customers. She also takes the steps necessary to stop her clients’ competitors from engaging in unfair competition or false advertising. Her clients include dietary supplement companies, food and beverage retailers, hospitals and health care systems, internet mortgage companies, banks, and pharmaceutical companies.
For dietary supplement companies, Teddy helps grow their businesses while minimizing risk, whether regulatory, competitive, or from consumers. She has successfully handled almost every type of litigation that a supplement company could be faced with. For example, she has defended numerous consumer class actions, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and FDA enforcement proceedings, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims against competitors, breach of contract disputes with suppliers, and claims under Proposition 65 in California. She has also negotiated several consent decrees with the FTC.
In addition, dietary supplement and health care companies seek Teddy’s assistance navigating the legal and business challenges associated with establishing direct-to-consumer sales channels, including, among other things, advertising compliance (including social media and customer or influencer testimonials), reviewing website terms and conditions, creating subscription models, and establishing return and recall policies and procedures. Teddy is also a frequent writer and speaker on the challenges and opportunities facing dietary supplement and health care companies.
Clients appreciate that Teddy always keeps their goals and objectives front and center as she handles their matters. Teddy works hard to find common ground with her adversary and strives to diffuse difficult and emotional situations, a strategy that has helped her resolve countless thorny disputes while saving her clients substantial amounts of money and time.
Before going to law school, she worked for a medium-sized energy efficient lighting company, which has given her insight into the regulatory and competitive challenges faced by medium-sized and small businesses.
Teddy’s dedication carries into her personal life, where she is an aspiring endurance athlete who likes to swim, bike, and run long distances very slowly.