Travis N. Teare

Travis N. Teare, Associate, maintains a practice that includes all aspects of labor and employment law, including litigation, representation of employers before a vast array of federal and state administrative agencies, and collective bargaining negotiations and arbitration proceedings. Travis also works closely with human resources professionals to update existing workplace policies, and presents on various HR topics (e.g., medical marijuana, sexual harassment, workplace conduct, and social media).


Kastner Westman & Wilkins

Effectively managing an organization’s human resources requires a solid foundation.

Such a foundation is comprised of well-conceived human resources policies and practices as well as a keen sensitivity to the external laws and regulations that impact the employer-employee relationship. Kastner Westman & Wilkins, LLC is a management-side labor and employment law firm committed to helping organizations develop that foundation.

Our Practice Areas

We help clients establish a sound foundation for success by providing counsel and representation in the following areas:

  • Affirmative Action Compliance Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Diversity and Inclusion Employee Benefits
  • Employer Counseling Employment Litigation Employment-Related Immigration
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Charges Human Resources Consulting
  • Labor Arbitrations/Negotiations
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Trade Secret/Non-compete Litigation Wage and Hour Issues
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Workforce Management

Our Attorneys

  • James P. Wilkins, Shareholder
  • Kenneth M. Haneline, Shareholder
  • Keith L. Pryatel, Shareholder
  • John W. McKenzie, Shareholder
  • Thomas E. Green, Shareholder
  • Julie A. Trout
  • Amanda S. Smith
  • Olivia M. Hochschwender
  • Travis N. Teare
  • Margaret A. Matejkovic, Of Counsel
  • Kenneth A. Stump, Of Counsel
  • Garvin & Hickey, LLC, Of Counsel
  • FordHarrison LLP, Of Counsel
  • Dean E. Westman, Retired (2013)
  • Harley M. Kastner (1949-2008)

Reaching Kastner Westman & Wilkins

3550 West Market Street, Suite 100
Akron, Ohio 44333

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