University of South Dakota

B.A., 1992

Tulane University Law School

J.D., 2006
  • cum laude

Bar Admission


Todd A. Baxter


Prominent Assignments

Represents clients in all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts, including motion practice, discovery and trial

Frequently represents clients in administrative hearings in actions brought by regulatory agencies (e.g., Arizona Registrar of Contractors) and in various alternative dispute resolution forums, including arbitration and mediation

Participation in the successful defense of a major home builder in a AAA arbitration proceeding against allegations of concealment and misrepresentation regarding a newly constructed subdivision and surrounding property. Also, in defeating certification of a class of homeowner plaintiffs in an action against a prominent homebuilder seeking in excess of $100 million in damages based upon various allegations of fraud and nondisclosure

Recently achieved a favorable settlement for a merchandise supplier client in a federal court suit involving defense of a breach of contract claim and prosecution of a counterclaim for breach of contract and nonpayment against a major retail food franchisor

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity (Former Magister- Tulane University White Inn)


  • Presenter, “All About Construction: Solicitation, Contracts and Assurances,” Serving the Public Lawyer Seminar, February 2017