At Scharf Banks Marmor, Theodore Banks concentrates his practice on antitrust, compliance, food law, and other corporate matters. Mr. Banks has extensive experience with corporate litigation, including responsibility for contested mergers, environmental contamination, advertising, insurance coverage, products liability, employment law, consumer protection, and packaging and recycling. He has a national reputation for work in corporate compliance and antitrust, and was an early proponent of corporate opt-out suits as plaintiff in antitrust litigation, such as Vitamin, Carbon Dioxide, Corrugated Container, Folding Carton, and Citric Acid Antitrust Litigation, recovering more than $100 million. Through his experience in all aspects of the food industry, Mr. Banks has deep familiarity with the regulatory frameworks and state and federal laws governing food manufacture, distribution, sales, and safety. He has successfully managed business and legal challenges over the course of a 35-year career, including at Kraft Foods, where he was Chief Counsel - Global Compliance after serving as Associate General Counsel with responsibility for antitrust, general litigation, corporate transactions, sales, legal computer applications and public policy coordination.
Theodore Banks is also president of Compliance and Competition Consultants, where he is a leading authority on corporate compliance programs and antitrust law.
Mr. Banks received a B.A. from Beloit College in 1972. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1975, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Denver Journal of International Law & Policy. Mr. Banks is also an adjunct professor at Loyola University Law School, teaching corporate compliance.