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Travis Nembhard

Travis Nembhard, Department of For-Hire Vehicles, Washington, DC

Travis Nembhard, Department of For-Hire Vehicles, Washington, DC

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Travis S. Nembhard

Travis S. Nembhard is the Chief Administrative Law Judge at the D.C. Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV), a regulator of vehicles-for-hire such as Uber, Lyft, and taxicabs. Mr. Nembhard also teaches as an adjunct professor at American University Washington College of Law. Prior to working at DFHV, he served as legislative counsel at the Council for the District of Columbia, where he handled transportation, environmental, and consumer regulatory matters. Before serving as legislative counsel, Mr. Nembhard spent almost two years investigating white-collar crime, with a focus towards insider trading investigations at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. Mr. Nembhard began his career as a volunteer assistant attorney general within the Civil Rights Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG). At the OAG, he handled cases involving matters such as racial discrimination, mortgage foreclosure rescue fraud, labor law violations, and landlord-tenant issues. Mr. Nembhard received his Bachelor of Science degree in financial economics at Binghamton University, and his Juris Doctor at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.