Travis joins OSC from the Cause of Action Institute, a nonprofit government watchdog group. In his work at Cause of Action, Travis worked with whistleblowers and stakeholders to conduct strategic oversight of the executive branch through investigations, FOIA requests and litigation, and other administrative law accountability measures, including identifying burdensome regulations to be repealed or rescinded. During law school, Travis clerked for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, investigating federal agencies to identify and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in government. Travis grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School.