Luke Wohlford is an experienced trial attorney who has spent his career representing individuals, family-owned businesses, and publicly and privately held companies in a wide range of commercial disputes. Luke focuses his trial practice in the areas of corporate and fiduciary litigation, complex contract litigation, product liability, antitrust, and class action litigation. Whether he is presenting a case to a jury, a judge, or an arbitration tribunal, Luke is a passionate and effective advocate for his clients’ interests.
In addition to his trial practice, Luke frequently handles post-trial proceedings and appeals in state and federal courts. As a former law clerk for a federal appellate judge, Luke brings unique perspective and experience to his appellate work, which are reflected in his clear and persuasive presentation of complex legal issues in appellate briefs and oral arguments.
Outside the courtroom, Luke advises corporate clients on a variety of matters, including contract negotiation, risk avoidance and mitigation, and regulatory compliance and investigations. He understands the significant costs and burdens of litigation, and works with his clients in developing strategies to avoid litigation whenever possible.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Luke worked as a commercial litigator with law firms in Texas and his home state of Kansas.
Professional and Community InvolvementFormer chair, Antitrust and Business Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas
Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2017-2019
D Magazine, Best Lawyers in Dallas under 40, 2018