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Tyler focuses his practice on the energy sector.   Tyler counsels clients on the regulation of the pipeline, oil and gas, and electric power industries, as well as commercial matters relating to the upstream and midstream sectors. 

Tyler has spent his entire career representing clients in the energy industry.  He represents natural gas and liquids pipelines, pipeline shippers, energy marketers, independent transmission companies, and electric utilities.  He advises clients regarding regulatory aspects of project development, contract, tariff, rate, and compliance matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Texas Railroad Commission.  He has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of building natural gas and liquids pipelines, including negotiating the commercial agreements underpinning the project, obtaining regulatory approval, acquiring right-of-way, and putting the pipeline in service.    

In addition, Tyler negotiates a variety of agreements for clients in the energy sector, including gathering, transportation, processing, and storage agreements, as well as agreements for the purchase and sale of hydrocarbons.  He also advises oil and gas midstream clients in addressing pipeline safety issues.

Tyler began his legal career at a law firm in Washington, DC, where he represented electric utilities, natural gas pipelines, and oil pipelines before FERC.  From there, he held roles of increasing responsibility as in house counsel for a natural gas pipeline business, an international oil and gas company, and most recently, a private equity backed oil pipeline.   

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Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude

B.A., Duke University

Georgia

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude

B.A., Duke University

Georgia