Practice Chair

Travis J.  Norton

Travis J. Norton



Seasoned financial services policy professional and tactical strategist. Former Republican House and Senate senior staffer. Go-to advisor for large asset managers, consumer lenders and insurance companies.

Travis Norton is the co-chair of the firm's financial services practice. He draws on his deep background in financial services law and policy to develop high-impact advocacy and communication strategies to achieve clients’ goals. Having served as general counsel to the House Judiciary and Financial Services committees and as staff director to Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) Senate Banking subcommittee, Travis’s technical mastery of process and policy drives success for companies with objectives that require a sophisticated approach informed by real-world experience. 

Travis develops and executes integrated strategies for clients across the financial services industry—from lobbying Congress to drafting regulatory comment letters to facilitating West Wing meetings. Clients rely on Travis’s knowledge of people and politics at agencies such as the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Having led congressional investigations, Travis now guides companies through the oversight process, including preparing C-suite executives’ testimony before congressional panels. Beyond financial services, he has significant experience in international trade and data privacy.

He began his career as a secured lending attorney at a large national law firm and recently served as executive director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness. 

Representative Matters

Recent Experience

  • Positioned a domestic client favorably with the Department of Commerce, resulting in trade and tariff policy decisions adverse to the client’s international competitors.

  • Led a client’s successful effort to remove a consumer financial services provision from the National Defense Authorization Act.

  • Organized and executed a successful campaign to secure the withdrawal of Department of Defense guidance that significantly reduced a client’s ability to sell consumer financial products.

Insights & Publications



  • J.D., 2007, Boston College Law School
  • B.A., 2004, College of the Holy Cross


  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit