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 in state and federal courts across the country, including in class actions, unfair and deceptive trade practices cases, fraud and securities claims, state False Claims Act cases and breach of contract actions. Travis has advised clients in various stages of litigation, including fact investigation, discovery, motions practice and appeals.
She also represents employers facing claims of discrimination and retaliation in proceedings before state and federal employment commissions and advises employers regarding compliance with state and federal employment laws.
Travis maintains an active pro bono practice focused on appellate work. 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. Travis also represented the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem in an appeal before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and assisted in the representation of an indigent criminal defendant before 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
Represented a private university in a putative nationwide class action challenging the university's admissions processes.
Represented a large health system in a putative ERISA class action and obtained early dismissal of suit.
Represents nonprofit organizations, interest groups and government officials as amici curiae before state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Represents a Fortune 20 telecommunications company in a series of cases and appeals involving state False Claims Act actions and other claims regarding alleged under-collection of certain government taxes.
Represents a national employer in agency proceedings involving claims of race, national origin, age and gender discrimination and retaliation.
Advises companies regarding compliance with a variety of state and federal employment laws, including anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws, wage and hour laws, and paid sick leave laws.
News & Events
- Aug. 26, 2021
- May 11, 2021
- April 5, 2021
- Feb. 12, 2021
- Jan. 15, 2021
- Dec. 9, 2020
- Dec. 3, 2020
- Nov. 19, 2020
- Nov. 5, 2020
- Robinson Bradshaw Challenges Exclusion of Low-Income Families from State Coronavirus Relief PaymentsOct. 29, 2020
- Sept. 11, 2020
- July 23, 2020
- May 20, 2020
- March 5, 2020
- Sept. 3, 2019
- July 17, 2019
- May 13, 2019
- April 23, 2019
- March 12, 2019
- Aug. 10, 2018
- April 20, 2018
- Nov. 16, 2017
Via webinarDec. 8, 2020
Via webinarAug. 18, 2020
Via webinarJuly 29, 2020
- Sept. 9, 2021Class Actions Brief Blog
- April 28, 2020Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- Aug. 12, 2019Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- May 1, 2019Class Actions Brief Blog
- March 8, 2019Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- No Laughing Matter – Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(f)’s Deadline for Filing Petitions for Permission to Appeal Certification Orders Cannot Be Equitably TolledMarch 1, 2019Class Actions Brief Blog
- May 21, 2018Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- Dec. 20, 2017Robinson Bradshaw Publication
- North Carolina Bar Association, Appellate Practice Section, Communications Chair, 2020-present
- Mecklenburg County Bar, Law & Society Committee, 2020-present
- Mecklenburg Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2021-24
- Women's Impact Fund, Education Grants Committee, 2020-21; Member Education Committee, 2021-22
- UNC Law Alumni Clerkship Committee, Chair
- UNC Law Alumni Engagement Committee, Career Development Chair