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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with highest honors, 2016; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, North Carolina Law Review, 2015-16

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with highest distinction, 2013; Phi Beta Kappa


Travis Hinman represents clients in complex business litigation and appeals. She has a broad range of experience litigating significant business disputes, class actions and other high-stakes cases in state and federal courts in North Carolina and across the country. Travis’ experience allows her to advise clients through all stages of litigation, including fact investigation, discovery, motions practice, settlement efforts and appeals. Travis also guides clients — from established corporations, to startups, to nonprofits and educational institutions — through internal investigations and a variety of employment and business issues, developing strategies to reduce litigation risk and advance business goals.

Travis maintains an active pro bono practice focused on appellate work. Among other matters, she has represented the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court and the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus as amicus curiae before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of North Carolina.

Honors & Awards


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable James A. Wynn Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2016-17



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Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2021-present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Appellate Practice Section, Council Member, 2023-present; Communications Chair, 2020-21; Ethics/Legislative Committee Chair, 2021-22; CLE Committee Co-Chair, 2022-23
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Ayscue Professionalism Award Committee, 2023-present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Law & Society Committee, 2020-22
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder, 2021

Community Affiliations

  • Women's Impact Fund, Education Grants Committee, 2020-21; Member Education Committee, 2021-22
  • UNC Law Alumni Clerkship Committee, Member; Chair, 2018-23
  • UNC Law Alumni Engagement Committee, Member
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