Theodore K. Manley


Ted Manley is a founder and partner in the law firm Manley Deas Kochalski LLC. Ted's primary area of practice is in bankruptcy and related state court proceedings. His bankruptcy experience ranges from routine matters involving servicers of credit card, automobile, and mortgage assets to more complex Chapter 11 workout and liquidation matters involving an international government services provider, automobile parts suppliers, and commercial real estate developers. Ted is primarily involved in overseeing the management of client relationships and the firm’s strategic direction.

Ted has spoken on bankruptcy law issues at continuing legal education seminars and national mortgage servicing conferences, including those hosted by the American Financial and Legal Network, National Association of Credit Managers and the California Mortgage Bankers Association. Before forming MDK with Brian Deas, Ted was a director in a Seattle-based law firm that provided national creditor rights services and general business attorney with a firm in Columbus.

  • Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, J.D., 1992
  • Kenyon College, A.B., cum laude, 1986
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Financial and Legal Network
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Legal League 100
  • Mortgage Bankers Association