Ted Gleason

Ted Gleason is a founding shareholder of Gleason Wells, PC.  He specializes in dispute resolution and has significant international experience.  Ted has also advised both domestic (U.S.) and international clients on various matters in a transactional context.  In addition to his Denver based law practice, Ted's principal residence is in France where he is a Lecturer at the Grenoble Ecole de Management. His teaching work fouses on international business law and related topics.  Prior to forming Gleason Wells, Ted gained experience at a well established Colorado law firm focusing on insurance subrogation, products liability disputes and commercial lititgation.  Ted also has experience working for law firms in Spain and Argentina, and speaks French and Spanish.
Ted enjoys the great outdoors, travelling, learning new languages and cultures, skiing, and guitar.
University of Denver
  • Juris Doctor (JD), 2007
University of Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), 2002
  • Dispute Resolution
    • International Commercial Arbitration
    • International Investment Arbitration, Investor-State Arbitration
    • U.S. Based Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • U.S. Domestic and International Commercial Transactions​
  • U.S. Employment Law

  • U.S. and International Intellectual Property

  • U.S. Corporate Law


  • Colorado, Attorney & Counselor at Law
  • New York, Attorney
  • The United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Educational &

  • Lecturing engagements with various universities (Université Pierre Mendès France IAE et Fac de Droit; Universitas Indonesia; University of Shanghai, etc.)
  • “International Commercial Law for Managers”, publication scheduled for Spring 2016 (Campus Ouvert, France)
  • Presentation: “Choice of Law, Choice of Forum, the UNIDROIT Principles, the CISG, and other Issues in International Commercial Contracts:  A Practical Overview for Business Managers”; Grenoble Ecole de Management, Feb. 2016

  • Colorado UNCITRAL Model Law Project; Assisted with the founding of the UNCITRAL Model Law Project, supported legislative task force.
  • “Review of Legal Resources: Arbitration of International Business Disputes: Studies in Law and Practice by William W. Park”; The Colorado Lawyer, Nov. 2014, Vol. 43, No. 11
  • Presentation: “Legal Research and Writing Skills for International Dispute Resolution: A Common Law System Lawyer’s Perspective”; Universitas Indonesia, Sept., 2012
  • Instructor and volunteer arbitrator for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition; 2008 to present

Memberships & Professional

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado SuperLawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation
  • Former Ambassador for the Colorado Rhône-Alpes Economic Development Partnership