Neil Tyler focuses his practice on the defense of labor and employment, consumer class action, and commercial litigation matters across a broad range of industries including technology, entertainment, retail, and financial services.
Neil received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. He served as a Senior Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and as the Vice President of Careers for the J.D./M.B.A. Association. He also served as the Director of Alumni for the Media & Entertainment Club. During his last year of graduate school, Neil served on the Board of a local non-profit providing sports-related services to inner-city youth in the Philadelphia area.
Prior to his employment at Morrison & Foerster, Neil worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Josephine L. Staton of the Central District of California, a judicial intern for the Honorable Jan E. DuBois of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and a Customer Insights & Analytics Intern at The Comcast Corporation. Prior to attending law school and business school, he was a professional poker player for more than three years.
Neil is an editor and frequent contributor to the firm's Class Dismissed blog, which provides insights, recommendations, and timely reports on the latest defense news, developments, and trends in the most current class action lawsuits and product liability issues that affect consumer-facing companies. Neil also is a frequent contributor to the firm’s Employment Law Commentary blog, which covers employment and labor law issues including key judicial, litigation and legislative developments, their implications for employers, and strategies to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits. Neil has also published materials to the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center. Neil is admitted to practice law in California. His interests include sports, music, travel, and spending time with his family.