TRAVIS A. PACHECO

Travis A. Pacheco

Travis practices in the areas of employment and labor and business litigation. He has litigated cases involving enforcement of restrictive covenant agreements, including noncompete agreements, and employee wage and hour claims. He has also successfully defended employers against charges of employment discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination claims filed with state and federal agencies, including the EEOC and the Arizona Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division. Travis assists employers and HR personnel by navigating them through the broad spectrum of federal and state employment laws to ensure compliance, drafting employment handbook policies, and by drafting and enforcing various employment agreements.

In his diverse business litigation practice, Travis assists clients in litigating and resolving various business contract and payment disputes, and in defending companies against personal injury and other tort claims.  

As a ninth-generation Arizonan, Travis was drawn to our firm’s 130-year-plus history in Arizona. He comes from a hard-working farming family in the Tucson area who first settled in Tubac in the 1770’s. Fluent in Spanish, he enjoys working with diverse clients and businesses. For many years, Travis has also worked closely with community and student-based nonprofit organizations, such as the Be A Leader Foundation.

In his free time, Travis enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, and coaching little league baseball. He has a passion for world travel, professional baseball, and music in which he is classically-trained in piano. 

Education

  • J.D., University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Arizona State University

Areas of Practice

We offer a wide range of experience in all aspects of dispute resolution and prevention.

We advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.

Awards and Honors

  • Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2013-2019
  • Dean's Recognition Award, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2008

Articles And Presentations

  • Author, "How Employers Should Handle Requests for Workplace Accommodations," Arizona Business Magazine, November 2018
  • Co-presenter, "One year After the Arizona Paid Sick Leave Law: What Have We Learned?" Business Section of the State Bar of Arizona, October 2018
  • Author, "How to Protect Your Business from Employee's Social Media Posts," Arizona Business Magazine, September 2018

ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish, Fluent