Associate Professor of Law
Chas Tyler joined GW Law as an Associate Professor of Law in 2021. His teaching and research focus on federal courts, constitutional law, and civil procedure. His academic work has appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, and the University of Chicago Law Review, among others. In 2022, his article, The Adjudication Model of Precedent, won the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers' Eisenberg Prize for the best publication on appellate law.
Professor Tyler graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and received a BPhil with distinction from Oxford University, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. He then earned his JD from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and a Beinecke Scholar. Prior to joining GW Law, he was a Visiting Professor of Law at both Stanford Law School and Peking University School of Transnational Law; a law clerk to Judge William Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court; and an associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.