Tyler Green

Tyler Green

Solicitor General, Utah Attorneys General Office

Tyler Green joined the Utah Attorney General’s Office as Solicitor General in August 2015 to oversee the Appellate Department. Since then, Green has personally argued and won cases at the United States Supreme Court, see Utah v. Strieff, 136 S. Ct. 2056 (2016), and at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Utah Supreme Court. Besides his appellate duties, Green also oversees the work of the Office’s Constitutional Defense and Special Litigation Division, which handles high-stakes litigation challenging the constitutionality of state law and litigation against the federal government.

Before joining the Office, Green served as Deputy Chief Counsel for Litigation in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Litigation Center.  In this capacity, Green worked with state Solicitors General on matters of national interest and was an integral part of a Chamber team that drafted and filed hundreds of amicus and merits briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, federal circuit courts, and state supreme courts.

Before his service at the U.S. Chamber, Green was an associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate section of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Washington, D.C. office where he gained substantive experience in Supreme Court and other appellate and trial litigation.

Green previously served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas at the United States Supreme Court, to Judge Michael McConnell at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and to Judge Paul Cassell at the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. Green came highly referred by the National Association of Attorneys General’s Supreme Court Coordinator, federal jurists from district courts to the Supreme Court as well as multiple AG Offices of other states.

A native Utahn, Green attended Jordan High School where he led the Beetdiggers to a 4-A State Championship in football while earning All-State honors himself.  He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Utah.  At the College of Law, he served as Editor in Chief of the Utah Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif and first in his class.