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Travis W. Smith


(412) 588-2288
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707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2000

  • Participation in the Appellate Moot Court Competition.

B.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1997


Served as a law clerk for the Washington County Legal Aid Society in 1998.


Selected for inclusion on the 2008 and 2010-2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” lists

Selected as a 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (2017-2020)

Travis W. Smith is a Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Gordon & Rees and is a Member and Chair of the Medicare Compliance Practice Group.

Mr. Smith focuses on addressing Medicare issues in workers’ compensation, liability and no-fault cases. This includes:

  • Preparing Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements,
  • Having Medicare Set-Asides approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to ensure that Medicare’s interests have been adequately considered as required by the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute,
  • Conditional payment lien investigation and negotiation Assisting parties come to a settlement that protects both their own interests, as well as Medicare’s,
  • Providing counsel regarding Medicare Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting.



United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Community Involvement

President of the Canon-Mac Boys & Girls Youth Lacrosse Association. Mr. Smith has expanded the program from 35 to over 175 players.