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Travis S. Tyler

Travis S. Tyler

Partner
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone:
402-978-5233 (Direct Dial)
402-341-6000
800-544-6041 (Toll Free)
Fax:
402-341-8290
E-mail:

Travis is the lead attorney of Fraser Stryker's international telecommunications practice, representing clients with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

For more than 15 years, Travis has advised telecommunications clients on all facets of their business, from network design and construction through all phases of network deployment and operation. This representation routinely involves trans-border transactions, including subsea consortia and related matters. Travis also advises his clients on corporate matters that are critical to their success, such as the protection of their intellectual property, compliance and governance matters, as well as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

In addition to spending time with his wife and young daughters, when outside the office Travis enjoys cooking, photography, wine collecting and golf.

Legal Experience

  • Negotiated numerous multimillion dollar transactions for the purchase and sale of lit telecommunications services with both private and public entities (both domestic and foreign).
  • Negotiated numerous construction and capacity purchase agreements for undersea fiber optic cable systems in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, as well as related consortium, maintenance, and cable landing station agreements.
  • Negotiated several major telecommunications infrastructure asset purchases and sales (both domestic and foreign).
  • Negotiated both terrestrial and undersea, multimillion dollar grants of indefeasible rights to use dark fiber and related telecommunications infrastructure.

Areas of Practice

  • Telecommunications Law
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Corporate Compliance & Governance
  • Eminent Domain & Right of Way Acquisition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology & Licensing Law

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1999
  • Nebraska, 1996

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota - 1996
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Denver
    • B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) - 1993
    • Major: Political Science and Economics

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law
  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Various Academic Honors and Awards from University of Minnesota Law School and University of Denver

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section and Public Utilities Section, 1996
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1996
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1996
  • Colorado State Bar Association, 1999
  • Nebraska Telecommunications Association , Member, 2008 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Habitat for Humanity of Omaha - Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member, 2009 - Present
  • Project Coordinator for the Buildable Hours Project, 2003 - Present
  • Leadership Omaha - Alumni Association Member

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Kappa

Travis Tyler

Position: Partner

Email
402-978-5233

Practice Areas

Admitted

1999

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

1996

  • Nebraska

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1996

COLLEGE: University of Denver, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science and Economics, 1993

Travis S Tyler MH

Travis is the lead attorney of Fraser Stryker's international telecommunications practice, representing clients with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Travis routinely advises telecommunications clients on all facets of their business and through all phases of the business cycle, and after nearly 20 years of practicing in this area, he has developed a unique understanding of the commercial and technological aspects of this ever-changing industry. Drawing upon this experience, he successfully guides his clients with pragmatic and sector-specific legal advice to face the challenges of increased competition in an ever-increasing "flat" world.

Travis has a rare understanding of telecommunications infrastructure design and deployment after assisting several clients (both domestic and international) navigate the pitfalls of constructing local, long-haul, and subsea networks, as well as data centers. This representation commonly includes transactional support for joint venture or other consortia development, equipment or lit service procurement and O&M service (both terrestrial and wet). Travis also has extensive experience in public and private right-of-way acquisition for network construction, including condemnation.

Travis and his team also continually monitor domestic and international market developments and routinely advise clients on the appropriate legal terms for the sale or procurement of a wide array of telecommunications products and services, including broadband, colocation and dark fiber. He also routinely advises his clients on other corporate matters that are critical to their success, such as the protection of their intellectual property, compliance and governance matters, as well as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Outside the office, Travis is very active in the community, serving for several years on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate, as well as active participation in the Leadership Omaha program. In addition to spending time with his young daughters, Travis also enjoys cooking, photography, hiking, wine collecting and golf.

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law (peer nominations)
  • Rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Various Academic Honors and Awards from University of Minnesota Law School and University of Denver

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1996, Business Law Section and Public Utilities Section
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, 1996
  • Omaha Bar Association, 1996
  • Colorado State Bar Association, 1999
  • Nebraska Telecommunications Association - Member (2008-present)

Legal Experience

  • Negotiated numerous multimillion dollar transactions for the purchase and sale of lit telecommunications services with both private and public entities (both domestic and foreign).
  • Negotiated numerous construction and capacity purchase agreements for undersea fiber optic cable systems in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, as well as related consortium, maintenance, and cable landing station agreements.
  • Negotiated several major telecommunications infrastructure asset purchases and sales (both domestic and foreign).
  • Negotiated both terrestrial and undersea, multimillion dollar grants of indefeasible rights to use dark fiber and related telecommunications infrastructure.

Other

  • Habitat for Humanity of Omaha - Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member (2009-present)
  • Project Coordinator for the Buildable Hours Project (2003-present)
  • Leadership Omaha - Alumni Association Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa - Member (1992-present)

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