Travis Cade Armstrong

Travis Cade Armstrong

Associate

Mr. Armstrong concentrates his practice on appellate law, helping clients protect their victories and undo their defeats. This seasoned attorney also has extensive insurance, employment and commercial litigation experience.

Mr. Armstrong examines all the details of a case to ensure his clients avoid legal pitfalls and are in the best possible position to achieve their goals before, during and after trial. Whether it’s a contract that has been breached, a statute that needs to be interpreted, or a regulatory scheme that needs to be navigated, he pulls apart the issues, identifies the key facts, scrutinizes the legal authorities, and builds a winning case.

Passionate about written advocacy, Mr. Armstrong has briefed, argued and won numerous cases at both the trial and appellate level. Recently, he achieved summary judgment in favor of a defendant school bus manufacturer in a multi-million-dollar product liability case, and he successfully fought to preserve this judgment on appeal before the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Armstrong has also tried many cases to victorious defense verdicts; indeed, his hands-on experience at trial is what sets him apart from other appellate lawyers in Texas.

Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Armstrong served for two years as law clerk to the Honorable Marcia Crone in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Community Activities

Mr. Armstrong is a member of Calder Baptist Church. He is a supporter of, and regular participant in, local marathon, triathlon, and other multi-sport events. Mr. Armstrong was a member of the HYLA Leadership Academy’s 2013-2014 Class, and he has volunteered with the Tahirih Justice Center in Houston.

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Areas of Practice

Publications and Seminars

  • Legal Trends, Texas Supreme Court Examines Malpractice Liability for Costs of Successful Appeal, 54 The Houston Lawyer, November/December 2016, at 45.
  • The Lone Pine Order: Limiting Claims and Costs in Complex Cases, DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, May 12, 2016.
  • My Time in the Hague: A Reflection on International Justice at the ICTY, 8 Jefferson County B. J., 1st Quarter 2012-2013, at 16.
  • Comment, “Veneer of Medical Respectability”: How Physician Participation in Lethal Injections Perpetuates the Illusion of a Humane Execution, 51 S. Tex. L. Rev. 469 (20).

Travis has experience managing and performing all aspects of business litigation, including trial, appeal, depositions, and motion practice, as well as advising clients, investigating claims, developing strategy, and negotiating settlements.

Education

  • South Texas College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
  • Texas A&M University (B.A., Communication, 2005)

Legal Memberships

  • NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy)
    • Graduate of the 2021 NITA (National Institute for Trial Advocacy) Building Trial Skills course
  • Houston Bar Association
  • HBA Appellate Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Defense Research Institute

Honors and Awards

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Louisiana
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • South Texas Law Review
  • Order of the Lytae