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Travis Lovett is a member of the firm's Business, Acquisitions, and Securities Practice. He concentrates his practice in the areas of merger and acquisition transactions, securities issues, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.

Before joining Krieg DeVault, Mr. Lovett served as a Staff Attorney with the Legislative Services Agency where he collaborated with state legislators and lobbyists to draft legislation in the areas of business, tax, and economic development. Mr. Lovett also served as a Tribal Attorney for Indigenous communities in Canada where he routinely negotiated with government officials to determine if natural resource projects infringed Indigenous lands and advised tribal leaders on corporate and governance matters.

Representative Experience

  • Lead counsel to the Indiana Senate Agriculture Committee and Indiana House Agricultural and Rural Development Committee
  • General Counsel to a public economic development commission
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts for tribal and state governments
  • Drafting governance documentation for Indigenous communities, including tribal bylaws, election acts, employment and housing policies

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division, Executive Civic Chair)
  • Venture Club of Indiana (Member)

Community Activities

  • World Champion Native American Powwow Dancer, USA and Canada
  • Echota Band of Cherokee Indians (Member)

Certifications

  • Legal Lean Sigma® White Belt

Education

  • J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Phoenix, Arizona, 2014
  • M.B.A., Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2021
  • LL.M., University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2017
    • LL.M-Thesis on partnership agreements between First Nations and natural resource companies 
  • B.S. in Biology, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky, 2009
    • Academic All-American, Men's Varsity Wrestling

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2018)
  • Saskatchewan, Canada (2017)

Insights

Business

Tribal Law in the State of Indiana

November 23, 2021