Civitas Resources Names Former Concho Exec Travis Counts as Chief Legal Officer

In conjunction with the retirement of the company’s general counsel and secretary Cyrus “Skip” Marter, the Civitas Resources board of directors appointed Travis Counts as the new chief legal officer and secretary.

Hart Energy Staff
Civitas Resources Names Former Concho Exec Travis Counts as Chief Legal Officer

Travis Counts comes to Civitas from the law firm of Bracewell, where he is currently a partner based in Midland, Texas. Prior to joining Bracewell, he was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Concho Resources. (Source: Bracewell LLP)

Civitas Resources Inc. on June 29 announced the retirement of Cyrus “Skip” Marter and the appointment of Travis Counts, formerly with Concho Resources Inc., as the company’s new chief legal officer.

Marter, the company’s general counsel and secretary, is retiring effective Aug. 1. In conjunction with Marter’s retirement, the Civitas board of directors appointed Counts as the new chief legal officer and secretary.

Counts comes to Civitas from the law firm of Bracewell LLP, where he is currently a partner based in Midland, Texas. Prior to joining Bracewell, he was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Concho Resources Inc., where he helped to steer Concho through numerous transactions and integrations, including its 2021 acquisition by ConocoPhillips Co.

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