Todd N. Wade

Biography

Todd Wade has more than 35 years as a trial lawyer. He has served as national trial counsel for large corporations and tried 50 cases to jury verdict throughout the country. He has extensive experience representing defendants in high-risk litigation involving product liability, toxic tort, commercial disputes, and professional liability.

Services

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law  (J.D., with honors, 1978)
    • Member, Texas Law Review
  • University of Texas at Austin  (B.A., with honors)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Texas

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
  • DRI
  • State Bar of California
    • Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Litigation Section
  • Travis County Bar Association

Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine (2014)

Trials

  • Daniel Skinner v. Basco Drywall and Painting, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Alameda
  • John Elliot v. Kaiser Gypsum, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • William Mansir v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp, et al., Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
  • Mike Scanlon, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • Lynne Haver v. Kelly-Moore Paint Company, et al., Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • John G. Thalman v. Kelly-Moore Paint Company, et al., 405th Judicial District of Galveston County, Texas
  • Cyril Fritz v. Bondex, et al., 239th District Court of Brazoria County, Texas

Presentations

  • "Product Identification Testimony: the Elephant in the Room," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana (November 2013)
  • Moderator, "Judicial and Management Perspective on the Mock Trial Exercise," Perrin Conferences, Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview & Outlook, San Francisco, California (September 2013)