Robert Travers manages all transactional legal issues related to Hampton Roads Transit. He has substantial experience counseling in various areas of the law, including real estate, land use, mass transit (bus and light rail), zoning appeals, eminent domain, complex commercial transactions, commercial lending, commercial construction, maritime construction and traumatic casualty claims. He was admitted to practice before the state courts of Virginia and North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.
Prior to Hampton Roads Transit, he was a commercial litigation partner in an AMLAW 200 law firm specializing in common carrier, mass transit, land use, eminent domain, construction, complex business, casualty, and high-volume defendant litigation.
Travers earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Chemistry from Appalachian State University and his Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law.
He has been named Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star five years in a row, and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbel. Additionally, he is a 2012 graduate of LEAD Hampton Roads.