M. Todd Wheeles is a partner at Morris, Haynes. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University in 1995, his Master of Science from Jacksonville State University in 1998, and his Juris Doctorate from the Birmingham School of Law in 2001.
In 1993, Mr. Wheeles became an Alabama State Trooper, where he became proficient in investigating fatal wrecks. In 1996, Mr. Wheeles joined the Alabama Bureau of Investigations, where he was named “Agent of the Year” in 2001.
Mr. Wheeles is an active member of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Birmingham Bar Association. He was also appointed to act as Legal Counsel to the Alabama Board of Polygraph Examiners by Governor Bob Riley.
Mr. Wheeles is one of the attorneys on the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 list for Alabama, a singular honor. Recent accomplishments include a $1.25 million verdict in Etowah County stemming from an unintended gun discharge case and a $4.5 million verdict in Calhoun County stemming from a Legionnaires disease contraction case.