Todd Hedgepeth currently serves as the Director of the Air Force's Texas Labor Law Field Support Center, where he and his staff represent the United States Air Force in all EEO complaints, MSPB appeals, and union disputes brought at all seven Air Force installations in Texas. Prior to accepting his current position in 2008, he worked for five years with the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, where he was a vital member of Fulbright's Pharmaceutical Litigation Defense Team. He joined Fulbright after spending 20 years on active duty and then retiring with the United States Air Force, working in the highly esteemed judge advocate general department. His work as a trusted advisor included representing the U.S. government as a labor and employment trial attorney. In addition, Hedgepeth served as first-chair prosecutor in more than 100 courts martial.
A long-standing member of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), he became a member of the Board of Directors of the San Antonio chapter of the FBA in 2003 upon his retirement from the Air Force. In 2004-2005, he served as Treasurer; in 2005-2006, he served as Vice President; in 2006-2007, he served as President-Elect; and in 2007-2008,he served as Chapter President. In 2008, he was nominated and appointed as Vice President of the 5th Circuit, a position he still currently holds. In 2009, he was asked to serve on the Awards Committee, where he and others reviewed and judged all of the award submissions from all of the chapters prior to the 2009 National Convention. In April 2010, he volunteered and participated in the FBA's lobbying effort on vacant federal judgeships on Capitol Hill. He has also volunteered and spoke/taught at numerous Leadership Training Courses for incoming chapter Presidents. Lastly, he has volunteered to take the lead on an initiative to "jump-start" our struggling chapters in Texas and to also attempt to start up new chapters in certain Texas cities/regional areas.
Outside of his work and FBA involvement, Mr. Hedgepeth served for five years on the Board of Trustees, San Antonio Bar Foundation and also served for two years on the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes, San Antonio Chapter. He currently is the National Counsel for the Order of the Daedalians, American's premier fraternal organization of military pilots, a position he has held for the past seven years.
He received an L.L.M., with distinction, Labor/Employment Law, from Georgetown University School of Law in 1995, a J.D. w/honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1988, and a B.A. w/honors in Broadcast Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1982. Hedgepeth was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1988, the U.S. Court of Military Appeals in 1988, and in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas in 2003, and was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2003.