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Tyler P. Young


Tyler’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with a focus on antitrust litigation and trial proceedings. He has represented clients nationwide across many industries, including oil and gas, transportation, financial services, technology, packaged food, advertising, and manufacturing.

In the antitrust field, Tyler’s practice includes experience representing corporations as both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving allegations of monopolization, tying, and price-fixing. Additionally, he has defended companies and their senior executives in investigations and lawsuits by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

Tyler also has a strong track record in conducting confidential investigations for large corporations, including leading global technology firms. He has successfully defended clients and their executives facing federal charges, skillfully navigating plea negotiations and in trial. Prior to joining Yetter Coleman, Tyler practiced with Latham & Watkins in San Francisco.

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Representative Experience


  • U.S. Airways, Inc. v. Sabre Holdings Corp. Part of trial team representing U.S. Airways in antitrust lawsuit against the largest U.S. global distribution system. Following a three-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the jury found that Sabre was a monopolist that abused its power and harmed US Airways and competition by practices meant to stifle innovation and new distribution technologies.
  • Baker Hughes v. LSPI. Representing Baker Hughes in a plaintiff-side monopolization case related to the sale of Drag Reducing Agents for use in heavy crude pipelines. Case includes Walker Process and sham litigation claims.
  • StarKist / Dongwon Industries. Represented StarKist and its parent company in multidistrict litigation proceedings alleging that it entered into a price-fixing conspiracy with Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea, and related DOJ investigation.*
  • Hyatt. Represented major hotel chain in securing a favorable settlement in litigation alleging that it conspired to prevent online travel companies’ use of trademarked keywords after the plaintiffs recognized that they could not obtain class certification.*


  • Energy Transfer v. CPS Energy. Representing two affiliates of Energy Transfer in a dispute over $250M+ in short-paid invoices for gas sold to the public utility in San Antonio during during Winter Storm Uri.
  • U.S. v. PG&E. Represented the public utility in Northern California in a two-month criminal trial related to the explosion of a natural gas line. Successfully reduced PG&E’s potential fine in the criminal case from US$1.14 billion to US$3 million. No individuals were indicted.*


  • Major technology company. Represented a major technology company in response to CIDs from various state attorneys general.
  • United Microelectronics Corporation. Represented Taiwanese microchip company in an indicted case alleging economic espionage and theft of trade secrets. Conducted an internal investigation which ultimately led to a plea deal to a lesser offense and a $60M fine (the government initially sought as much as $8B).*
  • Major technology company. Represented a major technology in multiple foreign investigations regarding allegations and reports related to FCPA compliance.*
* Matters handled at prior firm.