M. Tyler Smith


Tyler Smith’s practice includes business law and litigation, working to meet the diverse needs of commercial clients. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in commercial and real estate litigation as well as commercial real estate transactions. He is regularly involved in condemnation/eminent domain litigation. He works to seek realistic, reasonable, and cost-effective resolution for clients in contract, shareholder, employment, and property disputes.

Mr. Smith also assists clients in business formation and organization, including the preparation of business agreements such as confidentiality and shareholder agreements, as well as employment agreements.

In May 2001, Mr. Smith was appointed by Governor Roy Barnes to the Lake Sidney Lanier Watershed Governance Council. As Chair until 2005, he helped select the team of state and local representatives who work to achieve and maintain the water quality of Lake Sidney Lanier.


Professional Admissions

  • State of Georgia (All State and Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court)
  • US Court of Appeals – 11th Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Georgia
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Corporate Counsel Section
    • Younger Lawyers Section
  • Gainesville – Northeastern Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer (1996–1998)

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Georgia (Class of 2007)
  • Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce
  • Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council Board of Directors (1996–Present)
  • Leadership Hall County (former Co-Chair of Planning Committee)
  • Brenau University Advisory Board (former Chair)

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