Tyler focuses his practice on the defense of environmental and toxic tort matters. He has experience with a wide variety of litigation matters including product liability, premises liability, business and commercial litigation, and toxic tort and environmental litigation. Along with his trial practice, Tyler has maintained an active appellate practice, in which he has represented clients in state and federal appellate courts in both Missouri and Illinois.
In courts across the country, Tyler represents companies in complex litigation involving product and environmental liability and toxic tort litigation. He is involved in all aspects of litigation, including researching and analyzing complex legal issues, drafting dispositive, pretrial and discovery motions, responding to written discovery requests, preparing for fact and expert witness depositions, assisting with trial preparation, and preparing cases for appeal.
Tyler is a graduate of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where he was a staff and executive articles editor on the Global Studies Law Review. He served as a student attorney with the University’s appellate clinic, where he drafted portions of a brief for an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He also worked as a legal intern for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, and as a research assistant for the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative at the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.
Dedicated to giving back to the community, Tyler volunteers his time with the Children’s Tumor Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
PublicationsOut in the Workplace: Where We Are, Where We’ve Been, and Where We Should Go, Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion column, Volume 31, Number 4, 2021.
Time Is Not on Your Side: Timeliness of Forum Non Conveniens Motions in the Eighth Circuit, GGI - Global Alliance Litigation & Dispute Resolution Newsletter, No. 15, 2021.
Examining Due Process for Immigrant Workers’ Comp Claims, Law360, 2018 (with Agota Peterfy).