Teal focuses her practice on commercial litigation, construction, product liability, and general negligence matters. She draws on a background representing banks, credit unions, hospitals, and other clients in complex bankruptcy issues in state and federal courts throughout New York. Active in public service, Teal is the co-founder and a board member of Designing Dreams, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which redecorates and redesigns bedrooms of children who are fighting cancer.
Teal earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota and her juris doctor at the Syracuse University College of Law. During law school, she gained experience as a student attorney with the Criminal Defense Clinic at the Syracuse University College of Law.