Edward C. Tredennick



Ted Tredennick began his legal career at the boutique law firm of MOULTON & MEYER in Houston, Texas. There, Ted specialized in representing both the injured in personal injury suits as well as businesses in commercial disputes. Later, he joined DOLIVER CAPITAL ADVISORS, a registered investment advisor, as Vice President and General Counsel. While still involved with DOLIVER, Ted founded the law firm, THOMPSON & TREDENNICK, LLP, with Joel Thompson in 2011.

In 2015, Ted reorganized the firm with Doug Daniels, formerly of BRACEWELL, to form DANIELS & TREDENNICK PLLC. Now, Ted’s practice includes both litigation and transactional cases. He specializes in commercial, oil & gas, unclaimed property, and personal injury cases. Ted is a member of the Texas Bar and the Missouri Bar Associations. He also holds both the Series 65 and Series 3 Securities licenses.

Ted was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in English. He later received a master’s degree from the University of Houston and a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Ted is married to his wife, Melissa, and they have three teenagers. They live in Houston, Texas.

Representative Matters

Represented commercial restoration company in employment-related litigation and breach of contract case.

Represented software developer and hardware reseller against global hardware manufacturer in a trade secret and breach of contract case.

Represented foreign government regarding unclaimed gas royalties in Texas.

Represented royalty mineral owners in royalty calculation dispute with major oil companies.

Represented independent E&P company in royalty dispute with mineral buyer.

Represented homeowner against windows manufacturer, windows installer, home builder, and paint manufacturer.

Represented contractor against home builder.

Represented investor in FINRA-arbitration with several major brokerage firms.

Represented corporation in contractual dispute with major offshore rig manufacturer.

Represented beneficiaries in intestate estates.

Represented partners in contractual dispute with corporation.

Represented property owners in claims for unclaimed property with the Texas Comptroller.

Represented injured individuals against the city of Houston.

Represented injured individuals in motor vehicle accidents.

Represented injured individuals in premises liability cases.

Represented affected businesses in the Deepwater Horizon

Managed mass tort litigation involving Paxil, Yaz, Mesh, Actos, Tylenol, Granuflo, and Depakote.


J.D., University of Houston Law Center

M.Ed., University of Houston

B.A., Emory University

Court Admissions


United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States Court of the Federal Claims

United States Fifth Circuit


Professional & Community Involvement

United Spinal Cord Association of Houston – Board Member

American Association of Justice

Houston Trial Lawyers Association

Houston Bar Association

Previous Affiliations

Thompson & Tredennick, LLP

Moulton & Meyer, LLP