A shareholder in the Dallas office of Littler, a global employment and labor law practice, Sherry Travers ’79 was recognized for her service to the community through a local leadership development program. The Leadership Dallas Alumni Association, a program of the Dallas Regional Chamber, gave Sherry the Class Representative Outstanding Service award. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the class representative role to the LDAA and the community.
“We congratulate Sherry on this well-deserved honor,” said Earl “Chip” Jones, Dallas office managing shareholder. “At Littler, we are committed to giving back to our communities and encourage and support our attorneys in these efforts. We applaud Sherry for her hard work and are proud to have such esteemed representation in the Leadership Dallas Alumni Association.”
The LDAA focuses on educating its alumni about issues facing the greater Dallas community while encouraging members to become active leaders in promoting change. Created in 2013, the Class Representative Outstanding Service award is bestowed on graduates of the LDAA who serve as class representatives and have enthusiastically embraced their role and positively impacted classmates’ engagement with other classmates, the LDAA, and the community.
Travers, a graduate of the program’s 2006 class, has served as a class representative since the program’s inception. She is a regular participant in LDAA events and other volunteer opportunities. In addition to serving as a member of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Board of Advisors, Travers is also vice chair of the LDAA’s Outreach and Volunteerism Committee and Littler’s Dallas office Chamber liaison.
With more than 20 years of experience litigating and consulting on behalf of management in a wide range of employment matters, Travers has appeared in state and federal courts in Texas before a number of administrative agencies. She is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is the business development team leader and liaison for Littler’s Women’s Leadership Initiative for the Dallas office. Highly active in the professional community, she is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the State Bar of Texas. She received her LLM from Georgetown University Law Center and her JD from Gonzaga University School of Law, magna cum laude.