Travis Livermore

Travis Livermore


Travis practices in the areas of construction litigation, including defects and injuries. He also defends employers against OSHA citations and represents companies in employment law matters. Travis previously worked for another Texas law firm, and prior to that, he practiced law in Illinois.

In addition to his legal background, Travis has over eight years of experience managing occupational safety on large construction sites and in a variety of industrial facilities throughout Texas and the United States. Travis has written several articles dealing with occupational safety and the intersection of legal issues and construction injuries. Travis is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) who has been featured in EHS Daily Advisor’s Faces of EHS column.

Travis’s direct experience in construction and manufacturing gives him special insight into the daily operations and practical aspects of these industries, making him uniquely suited to provide guidance to employers in these industries when faced with a contractual, defects, or injury-related dispute or lawsuit.

Community Activities

Dallas Bar Association

Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Volunteer youth sports coach

Areas of Practice

Publications and Seminars

  • Speaking the Same Language: How electrical operations and maintenance professionals can effectively work with safety personnel, Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M), Nov. 3, 2021, Speaking the Same Language | EC&M ( (coauthored with Jeremy Presnal)
  • OSHA’s Exploitable Recordkeeping Standard: How it Undermines Safety in Construction, and How it Should Be Revised, 34 ABA J. Lab. & Emp. L. 3, 359, 2020, osha-exploitable-recordkeeping.pdf (
  • The Pandemic-Era and Broader Implications of Employer Decision-Making in Workplace Injury Cases, 35 ABA J. Lab. & Emp. 3, 511, 2021, The Pandemic-Era and Broader Implications of Employer Decision-Making in Workplace Injury Cases (
  • The Juvenile Court Act’s All-Important Temporary Custody Hearing, Illinois Bar Journal, April 2018, Volume 106, Number 4, Page 38 (may be viewed online at
  • Case summary of Sorrell v. IMS Health, Inc., 131 S.Ct. 2653 (2011), Physician Prescribing Information, Legal Medicine Perspectives, September/October 2011, Vol. 20, No. 5, p. 67

Representative Experience

  • Represented contractors of multiple trades in construction defect lawsuits
  • Represented companies in lawsuits involving construction and industrial accidents
  • Represented architects in disputes related to ADA compliance
  • Represented trucking companies in trucking accidents
  • Advised contractors and schools on a variety of employment and human resources issues
  • Represented business owners in premises liability lawsuits

Construction Defect Litigation

  • Represented contractor in construction defects claim, settling the case for $5,000 though the plaintiff was seeking over $250,000

Auto Accident Litigation

  • Represented defendant driver who struck pedestrian in a parking lot, settling the case for $50,000 although the plaintiff was seeking over $1 million


Southern Illinois University School of Law, cum laude

Honors and Awards

Academic Excellence

Dean’s List

Cali Awards (employment law, federal courts)

Journal of Legal Medicine


State Bar of Texas