Tom Travis, Managing Partner of international trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R) and Steven M. Champlin, Principal of newly-formed government relations advisory company Champlin Washington Strategies today announced a strategic alliance between their two firms.

Both Travis and Champlin, in making the announcement, emphasized that the alliance will enhance their respective firms’ abilities to further their clients’ interests around the globe.

“Steve Champlin is one of the foremost experts on U.S. trade policy. His experience as a former key advisor to Congressional leaders, combined with his 25-year career in private practice providing guidance and insight to companies and associations on national and global government policies, make him a great resource for ST&R’s government relations group, attorneys, advisors and clients,” Travis said.

Champlin commented, “ST&R’s deep expertise in a wide variety of international trade and customs matters is an ideal complement to the work Champlin Washington Strategies does in advising clients with global interests. Together, we can best position our clients in the competitive global marketplace.”

Champlin can be reached at 202-734-3981, or at Tom Travis can be reached at 202-216-9307 or Both Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg and Champlin Washington Strategies maintain offices at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

About Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Since 1977, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R) has set the standard for providing comprehensive and effective international trade-related legal and consulting services to clients across the globe. ST&R and its related Global Trade Compliance Management company STTAS comprise the largest customs and international trade services provider in the world. Operating from offices throughout North America, South America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe, the firms’ trade professionals assist companies of all sizes in complying with the free trade agreements, laws, rules and regulations affecting the importation and exportation of merchandise. Visit ST&R’s website at Learn more about STTAS at

About Champlin Washington Strategies

Champlin Washington Strategies Principal Steve Champlin has a 25-year track record of successfully assisting corporations and associations as they anticipate, plan for, and adapt to national as well as global government policies. Since the passage of NAFTA, Champlin has played a leading role in developing and passing through Congress every major U.S. trade agreement.  Prior to entering the private sector, Champlin served as Executive Director of the Democratic Caucus for Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD), served as Executive Floor Assistant for Congressman Tony Coehlo (D-CA) and Congressman William Gray (D-PA), and served as Administrative Assistant to Congressman David E. Bonior (D-MI). He was Director of the Washington Office for the Vietnam Veterans of America.


Thomas G. Travis
Founder and Counsel

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