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Travis Jones

Travis Jones is a highly regarded commercial litigator with proven success in state and federal court. His advocacy abilities in the courtroom make him one of the most elite young trial lawyers in Texas. Equally comfortable representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Travis has a special focus on oil and gas litigation and complex commercial disputes.

Before joining the firm, Travis served as a prosecutor for the U.S. Navy, Judge Advocates General’s (JAG) Corps, where he prosecuted cases on behalf of the USS NIMITZ (CVN-68), USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70), and Marine Corps Security Force Battalion.

Travis graduated cum laude from SMU’s Dedman School of Law. There, he served as Chair of the SMU Board of Advocates and President of the SMU Barristers. Travis competed on the National Mock Trial Competition Team, and won first place in the SMU’s Negotiations and Mock Trial competitions. Upon graduation from SMU, he was accepted into the National Order of Barristers, awarded to the top ten courtroom advocates of a law school’s graduating class.

In his free time, Travis enjoys spending time with his wife, Annie, and his children, Sawyer, Scout, and Oakley.

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude
    • National Order of Barristers
  • Pepperdine University, B.A. in Economics, 2011
  • Recognized on the “Top 40 Under 40” list by D Magazine, 2023
  • New York City Bar Association Trial Advocacy Award (Presented by the U.S. Navy)
  • Pepperdine University 40 Under 40
  • Obtained $17.4 million summary judgment for Dallas-based private equity firm for breach of contract.
  • Obtained $15 million summary judgment for Dallas-based private equity firm for breach of contract.
  • Travis D. Jones, Humans Long Ignored: Revisiting NEPA's Definition of “Human Environment” in the Era of Black Lives Matter, 32 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 1, 2021
  • Travis D. Jones and David S. Coale, Death and Human Frailty: Why Juror Perceptions Should Shape Capital Punishment Policy, 41 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 31, 2017
  • David S. Coale, Five Years After Mohawk: Interlocutory Review of Key Pretrial Rulings, 34 Rev. Litig. 1, 2015
  • Texas State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas