Travis Seegmiller advises a diverse array of domestic and international clients facing legal, business, financial and public policy strategy concerns in the areas of financial products and services, private capital and investment, industry and investor government relations, international trade and investment policy, and investor risk and opportunity assessment.
A former management strategy consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Financial Institutions Group, Mr. Seegmiller brings more than a dozen years of highest-level strategy expertise to Patton Boggs’ Public Policy and Business Practice Groups.
From both Wall Street and K Street, Mr. Seegmiller has led and counseled client teams at Fortune 100 companies, Alpha Hedge Fund 100 firms, global family-owned businesses, leading investment banks, domestic and international governmental bodies, industry associations and coalitions, and charitable organizations to achieve or resolve their most pressing legal, financial, legislative, regulatory and public policy priorities. Working closely with private-equity and venture capital firms, Mr. Seegmiller also advises a vibrant line-up of high-growth private entities.
Formerly a leader in Senator John Breaux’s bipartisan government strategies team, Mr. Seegmiller counseled and led day-to-day client services in the energy, technology and financial services sectors.
Mr. Seegmiller has worked on or advised numerous political campaigns at the local, state and national levels, including U.S. presidential campaigns dating back to 1996. His most recent full-time campaign efforts were in Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Michigan and Florida.
A core component of Mr. Seegmiller’s client work involves advocating the global interests of both domestic and international clients, especially in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Mr. Seegmiller represents his clients in Spanish before key regulators, legislators and governmental entities, and in diverse media venues throughout the Americas, including radio and television. Sample engagements internationally include successful projects in Afghanistan, Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Iraq, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Sri Lanka and Venezuela. Mr. Seegmiller’s other prior professional experience includes employment with a leading private investment firm, a top-tier global law firm, and a preeminent Mexican law firm.
Previously Mr. Seegmiller served as executive editor of The Tax Lawyer, as president of his political party’s leadership groups at Yale and Georgetown, and as a staffer to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Seegmiller studied economics at La Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Chile, and business at the Amos Tuck Graduate School of Business at Dartmouth.