Energy & Natural Resources Expertise
Prior to his legal career, Travis spent nine years on Capitol Hill advising U.S. Senator Mike Enzi on natural resource, environment, federal land and regulatory oversight issues. Travis also served as a member of Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal’s policy staff where he assisted state officials in implementing energy and natural resource policies. During law school, Travis interned with the State of Alaska Department of Law in the Natural Resources Section. Having worked in the oil and gas industry as a toolpusher and lease operator in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, Travis uses first-hand industry knowledge to serve clients.
Food & Agribusiness Expertise
Travis’ expertise in the food and agribusiness industry extends back to his years growing up on a family-operated sheep and cattle ranch in Wyoming. While serving on Capitol Hill, he later managed legislation related to food safety, livestock marketing, commodity regulation and international trade. This experience includes his role in crafting two Farm Bills and negotiating the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010. While participating in overseas congressional trade missions, Travis also advocated for the expansion of U.S. agricultural exports and adoption of scientific-based food safety standards.
Travis enjoys mountaineering, backcountry skiing, running and adventure writing.