Tyler has a passion for seeking justice for clients and strives to ensure that all people are offered fair process and just outcomes. Prior to joining Friedman Nemecek & Long, as an associate attorney, he clerked at the firm while attending the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. It was in Ian Friedman’s Cybercrime class that the two met and where Tyler stood out as a bright legal mind. At Cleveland-Marshall, Tyler was an active member of the Entertainment & Sports Law Association which allowed him to compete in the 2020 International Baseball Arbitration Competition hosted by Tulane University. Prior to joining the firm, Tyler also clerked at the Cuyahoga County Public Defender’s Office.
Tyler brings a unique and diverse practice to Friedman Nemecek & Long, focused on providing powerful representation for all his clients. While his practice focuses primarily on criminal and cyber defense, Title IX litigation, and complex civil litigation, Tyler – a former collegiate baseball player - quickly recognized that athletes and coaches at all levels face unique opportunities and challenges that require powerful and sophisticated representation and advice. Tyler has represented athletes and coaches from high school, through each division and subdivision of college athletics, and to the professional level. These clients have benefited from Tyler’s representation in a wide array of areas, including Title IX complaints; conduct and policy violations; eligibility issues; Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) deals; criminal allegations; and civil claims.
As part of the firm’s legal team, he has been instrumental in a defending wide variety of matters including international cyber cases, complex financial fraud investigations and complex corporate disputes. Tyler brings an important dynamic to the firm as an analytical writer and fierce advocate that effectively addresses the many quasi-criminal and administrative matters that our clients face.
Tyler is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He is active in the Criminal Law and Cyber sections. He is also a member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.