Travis Sales is recognized as a leading trial lawyer in Texas and nationally, including by such organizations as American College of Trial Lawyers (2017), Legal 500 (2013-2016), Chambers USA (2016), Best Lawyers in America (2015-2017), and the American Board of Trial Advocates (2016). Mr. Sales served as President of the Houston Bar Association and as Director of the State Bar of Texas, and he currently serves as a Texas Delegate to the American Bar Association. Mr. Sales has extensive experience with commercial litigation and arbitration, pension and ERISA matters, as well as energy, trade secret and products liability disputes. He represents the Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund and the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System in on-going significant litigation against the City of Houston. He also represents leading energy and petrochemical companies in significant commercial, trade secret and construction cases, and he represents pharmaceutical and other companies in product liability and consumer fraud and Attorney Generals actions, including several mass tort and multi-district litigations.
Mr. Sales has represented pharmaceutical companies in defense of state Medicaid fraud claims brought by several Attorneys General, and Mr. Sales has defended energy and chemical companies in high profile commercial disputes, including against claims brought by the Mexican national oil company related to claims of conversion of millions of dollars of alleged stolen hydrocarbons. Mr. Sales also has represented clients in nationwide and state consumer class actions.