Travis C. Gunn Associate

Travis focuses on creating solutions for clients facing millions of dollars in potential litigation exposure. At both the trial and appellate stage, Travis aims to secure a result that aligns with his client’s goals.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Travis was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable LeRoy F. Millette, Jr., of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Trial Practice

Travis’s trial court practice includes drafting major motions, developing and managing case strategy, and trial support.

Travis frequently litigates product, consumer, and environmental issues. He defends clients against claims such as consumer deception, wrongful death, and nuisance. Travis also concentrates on defending clients against claims for punitive damages and exemplary damages.

Travis defends against the class action model throughout state and federal courts. He has also been part of several lead defense teams overseeing the global strategy in multidistrict litigation and mass tort proceedings.

Appellate Practice

Travis has experience briefing and arguing cases in federal and state appellate courts. This includes drafting a successful petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

Travis also represents individuals before the Supreme Court of Virginia on a pro bono basis.

  • Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • William & Mary Law School, JD, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Articles Editor, William and Mary Law Review, 2013
  • College of Charleston, BA, English and Political Science, cum laude, 2008
  • Author, The Fourteenth Amendment: A Structural Waiver of State Sovereign Immunity From Constitutional Tort Suits, 35 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 71, 2014
  • Author, Knowledge is Power: The Fundamental Right to Record Present Observations in Public, 64 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1409, 2013
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