DALLAS, TX (February 9, 2015) – Sherry L. Travers, a shareholder in the Dallas office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been named as a 2014 recipient of the Class Representative Outstanding Service award by the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas Alumni Association (LDAA). 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” M. 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 alumnus 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 Chambers’ 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 LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center, her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law, magna cum laude, and her B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude.
About Leadership Dallas
Founded in 1975, Leadership Dallas is the Dallas Regional Chamber’s flagship leadership development program, aimed at providing the city with an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the greater Dallas area. The organization, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, only accepts about 55 professionals annually from thousands of applicants metropolitan-wide.
About the Dallas Regional Chamber
The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live and work—in the United States. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses, which represent all facets of the North Texas business community.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.