Neil S. Tyler

Associate | Los Angeles | (213) 892-5292
(213) 892-5292

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.

Representative Experiences

  • Representing a technology company in a securities class action relating to the release and accounting of a line of smartphones.
  • Representing a game development software company in a consumer class action for alleged invasion of privacy.
  • Representing a supplier of aircraft parts and components in a wage and hour putative class action lawsuit.
  • Representing a direct-selling company in a PAGA lawsuit alleging independent contractor misclassification.
  • Represented a national bank in several employment matters involving former consultants and employees of the company.
  • Represented a mobile app company in a consumer class action for alleged invasion of privacy. Negotiated a favorable settlement on behalf of the client.
  • Represented an American entertainment company which provides subscription media services in an ADA class action lawsuit.
  • Represented a video game development company regarding applicable disability and accessibility requirements.
  • Represented an insurance company in several class actions and individual lawsuits in federal and state court regarding raising the rates on certain insurance products.
  • Represented a retail grocery company in several matters alleging employment discrimination and wrongful termination.
  • Represented the former COO of an oil company in a breach of fiduciary duty matter.
  • Represented an IT services and solutions company in multiple lawsuits filed by former employees based on alleged wrongful termination, retaliation, and/or whistleblower claims.
  • Represented a reproductive science and technology company in various class action and individual cases that have been filed in both state and federal courts.
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