Of Counsel

(206) 749-0500

Tyler combines his passion and persuasiveness with a wide range of practice-area experience to successfully advance his clients’ interests. He has deep expertise in trade secret, trademark, patent, copyright and other intellectual property litigation, and also extensive experience in commercial, legal malpractice, products liability and consumer protection cases.

Before joining SBW, Tyler was partner in the litigation boutique Peterson Baker P.S., where he successfully prosecuted a wide variety of commercial and civil claims. Tyler began his career in antitrust and securities litigation at Heller Ehrman, and then honed his skills at Perkins Coie where he focused on patent, trade secret and intellectual property litigation. Tyler is a magna cum laude graduate of the Seattle University School of Law.

In a past life, Tyler was a commercial fisherman in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and grew up living on a sailboat on Bainbridge Island. His free time is spent with his wife Jennifer and three children traveling, skiing, playing chess and classic games, and following the great sport of baseball.

Areas of Practice


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Seattle University, B.A., English, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Washington
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington