Richard Tyler is a partner in the firm's New Orleans office and chair of its construction practice. He has been a member of the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group since 1982, and his practice involves complex matters in the fields of construction and real estate, business litigation, and health insurance.
Mr. Tyler is a member of the American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Neutrals. His ADR training includes AAA Arbitrator I Training (Commercial), AAA Arbitrator II Training (Construction), and the Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop.
He is also an active member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, where he is a member of the Governing Committee and a past chair of the Division 3 (Design) Steering Committee.
Mr. Tyler frequently writes and speaks on a variety of topics. He has participated in seminars and programs for the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, the Defense Research Institute, the National Conference on Building Commissioning, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a contributing author to the Forum's recently published textbook, Construction Law (ABA, 2009), as well as Construction Litigation, Representing the Contractor, 3d Ed. (Aspen, 2001) and the Fifty State Monograph on the Enforceability of "No Damages for Delay Clauses" (ABA, 1998).