TYLER SWAFFORD focuses on litigating complex commercial cases in federal court and representing clients in government investigations. His experience includes counseling clients involved in enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Department of Justice. Tyler also maintains an active pro bono practice and has advocated for clients in cases involving housing rights, constitutional rights, and criminal law.
Tyler earned his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as senior editor of the American Criminal Law Review. While in law school, he won the award for “Best Oralist” in the national round of the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He also interned in the Criminal Fraud and Criminal Appellate sections of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Before law school, Tyler obtained a Master’s degree in international relations from University College Dublin as a Mitchell Scholar. He received his B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University, where he was a letterman on the football team and the recipient of the 2016 “Doris Robinson Award” as the NCAA FCS National Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Prior to joining the firm, Tyler served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.