Travis Royer is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office and a member of the Investigations, Enforcement, and White Collar practice.
Drawing on his experience in private practice and government service, Travis represents clients at all stages of criminal, regulatory, and congressional proceedings.
In addition to his investigations practice, Travis also has experience litigating high-stakes appellate issues at the state and federal levels.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Travis served as a law clerk for Judge David J. Porter of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and as an Honors Fellow in the Tennessee Office of the Solicitor General. As an Honors Fellow, Travis successfully represented the State in appellate matters before the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals, and the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Prior to his time in government service, Travis worked as an associate at a global law firm in Washington, D.C. where he was a member of the firm’s antitrust practice group.
Travis graduated magna cum laude from the Scalia Law School at George Mason University. While in law school, Travis received the Henry G. Manne Award for Excellence in the Study of Law and Economics, and he was the Notes Editor of the George Mason Law Review. Travis is also a graduate of Grove City College, where he majored in economics.
- “Opportunities in Public Service: State AG Honors Programs & Fellowships,” Panelist, American Constitution Society & NYU School of Law (Apr. 4, 2022)
- “U.S. Supreme Court Round Up: October Term 2021,” Panelist, Nashville Bar Association (Dec. 10, 2021)
- “Third Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Joinder Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19,” On Appeal, a publication of the Bar Association of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, November 2023