Professor Ted Becker is a clinical professor of law and the director of the Legal Practice Program.

Prior to joining the Law School faculty as a clinical assistant professor in 2000, he practiced with Dickinson Wright in Lansing, Michigan, specializing in telecommunications arbitrations and other administrative agency proceedings. He also has substantial appellate experience in general corporate litigation, both with Dickinson Wright and as a sole practitioner. He previously was an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, teaching an upper-level course in litigation skills, including discovery and motion practice, as well as the practical business aspects of law firm operation. Professor Becker has authored or co-authored articles in the Michigan Bar JournalDuquesne Law ReviewLegal Writing, The Second Draft, and Michigan Defense Quarterly, and he is the editor of the Future of Law column about legal education in the Michigan Bar Journal. He frequently presents at academic legal writing and transactional drafting conferences. He is the faculty organizer of the Law School's Transactional Law Competition, held for the first time in fall 2015. Professor Becker is a member of the executive committee of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Ann Arbor and was the chair of the committee in 2014–2015. In addition, he is the co-chair of the Association of Legal Writing Directors/Legal Writing Institute's Joint Survey Committee and was the co-chair of the 2018 LWI Biennial Conference Planning Committee. He received an ALWD Outstanding Service Award in 2018.