Tyler A. O'Connor

Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2929
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Tyler O’Connor is an associate with the Environment & Natural Resources and Energy groups in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. His environmental practice comprises both litigation and counseling under a variety of statutes, including the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. Tyler’s energy practice is equally diverse, encompassing both transactional work, including contract drafting and research on solar financing issues, and regulatory work before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the California Public Utilities Commission.

Prior to joining the firm, Tyler clerked for the Honorable Catharina Haynes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and has since remained involved in appellate practice. He has co-authored Supreme Court and other appellate briefs on environmental, torts, and civil rights issues.

Tyler received his J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif in 2014 from the Emory University School of Law, where he was a member of the school’s law review. During law school, Tyler interned at the Southern Environmental Law Center and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He received his B.B.A. with distinction from Emory University in 2011.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland


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