Tyler Hawkins is a shareholder at Smith LC. Tyler practiced for over a decade at a large national law firm before joining Smith LC. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including commercial contract and real estate disputes, bankruptcy, and corporate restructuring. Tyler has defended and prosecuted high-stakes matters in a variety of areas, including consumer financial and mortgage banking services, intellectual property, and real estate and construction. He has defended banks, creditors, debt buyers, and other companies in litigation involving the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and state consumer protection laws. He has represented secured lenders and other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, and he has handled a variety of disputes for mortgage servicers. In addition, he has represented real estate developers and private and public companies in lease and contract disputes.
Tyler has litigated cases in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level, and he has experience representing clients in mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Tyler’s clients trust him with their disputes because he provides practical solutions and approaches litigation as a vehicle to achieve their objectives rather than an end in itself.