Travis Wheeler concentrates his practice on complex and high-profile product liability and commercial litigation matters, including advanced motions and appeals. His incisive case strategies and superior written and oral advocacy skills, paired with significant trial experience, make him a valuable asset to clients in an array of industries.
Travis has defended manufacturers and distributors of motor vehicles, off-road vehicles, industrial equipment, electrical equipment, and medical devices against high-stakes product liability and commercial claims. Travis has played a key role in trials in state and federal court, including a multi-million dollar forklift trial, where he cross-examined several expert witnesses in addition to briefing and arguing multiple pre- and mid-trial motions. His other notable casework includes defending automotive manufacturers in multi-district litigation, a home developer in complex litigation, and a helmet manufacturer in personal injury and class action claims related to the NFL and NCAA player concussion litigation. Additionally, Travis has defended healthcare providers and long-term care facilities in claims alleging wrongful death.
Travis has successfully developed and executed threshold defense strategies relating to jurisdiction and pleading defects. He has also written and argued post-trial briefs and appeals. His broad range of experience makes him well-versed in all aspects of discovery, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeal. Travis draws on his trial experience and writing skills to guide his clients on emerging litigation topics.
Travis and his wife Sarah have twin sons, Owen and Henry, and a daughter, Leah. Travis enjoys supporting and playing alongside his children in their numerous activities, including baseball, golf, and music.