Travis G. Jackson

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Mr. Jackson is a New Mexico native — born in Farmington, raised in Albuquerque, and graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2000. Mr. Jackson served as lead articles editor for the New Mexico Law Review. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Jane A. Restani at the United States Court of International Trade in New York, New York, where he worked on complex international trade disputes, reviewed administrative decisions by the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Trade Representative, Department of Homeland Security, International Trade Commission, as well as appeals that came before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 5th, 9th, and 11th Circuits, where Chief Judge Restani sat by designation. Upon completion of his clerkship in New York, Mr. Jackson returned to New Mexico where he has practiced primarily employment relations law and commercial litigation.

Mr. Jackson has litigated commercial contract disputes, shareholder disputes, employment complaints, construction disputes, health care regulatory disputes, land use and development issues, trust and estate disputes, and news media related claims.  Mr. Jackson has represented private sector employers against claims of discrimination filed before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, as well as defended employers against employment relations claims in the state and federal courts of New Mexico. He advises clients concerning compliance with federal and state employment relations laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. He has participated as a speaker in numerous seminars addressing employer groups on employment relations issues. Mr. Jackson also represents employers in Workers’ Compensation proceedings.

Mr. Jackson is admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico, as well as the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Representative cases include:

Summit Electric Supply v. Rhodes & Salmon,
New Mexico Court of Appeals No. 28,284 (2010)

City of Rio Rancho v. Cloudview Estates,
New Mexico Court of Appeals No. 28,709 (2010)

Salness v. Salness,
New Mexico Court of Appeals of New Mexico No. 28,843 (September 11, 2009)

Alvarado v. KOB-TV, L.L.C.,
493 F.3d 1210 (10th Cir. 2007)

KOB-TV, L.L.C. v. City of Albuquerque,
2005-NMCA-049, 137 N.M. 388, 111 P.3d 708 (Ct. App. 2005)

Healthsource, Inc. v. X-Ray Associates of New Mexico,
138 N.M. 70, 116 P.3d 861 (Ct. App. 2005)

Jornigan v. New Mexico Mut. Cas. Co.,
228 F.R.D. 661 (D.N.M. 2004)

Published Articles:

The Admissions of Polymerase Chain Reaction DNA Evidence in New Mexico Courts-State v. Stills, 29 N.M. L. Rev. 429 (1999).