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Tyler Black


Washington, D.C.
202 585 6932 direct

Tyler is an experienced regulatory attorney who analyzes federal regulations and provides comprehensive guidance to clients in a variety of sectors, including transportation, aviation, unmanned aircraft systems, manufacturing, financial services, and insurance.

He tracks business-critical regulations throughout the federal rulemaking and implementation process and keeps his clients informed. Tyler frequently negotiates directly with regulators on behalf of clients to help mitigate any legal issues.

In his work on international trade and transportation issues, Tyler analyzes clients' sanctions disclosure and compliance issues, freeing company executives to focus on their day-to-day business.

Recognized for his good judgment and calm demeanor, Tyler draws on his previous internships at the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Transportation, and the White House to serve as an excellent issue-spotter for clients, allowing him to render valuable advice that helps them avoid future legal challenges.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Section 232 tariffs on steel & aluminum

Checklists of Foreign Countries Subject to Sanctions

Trade Compliance Handbook

New law may significantly impact international trade

Summary and implications of proposed 'Counteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017'

Update on academic use of drones

Court preserves GM’s copyright claims against Autel and its VP

Micro UAS Committee charts bold new course for FAA treatment of smaller unmanned aircraft

Drone technology: The regulatory outlook

Anti-drone technologies: The regulation challenge

Senate committee examines unmanned aircraft system safety, privacy concerns

And on that farm he had a drone: UAS deployment in precision agriculture

Small Business Committee holds hearing to explore commercial drone operations

FAA grants exemption for large crop-spraying unmanned aircraft

Section 333 at 200 days: Where are we now?

Amazon Prime Air closer to takeoff: FAA grants Internet giant's request for drone ‘exemption’ and experimental certificate

Small UAS comment countdown begins: FAA publishes notice of proposed rulemaking

Final approach: FAA announces long-awaited small UAS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Florida drone bill a reminder to UAS operators: Know all the rules before you fly

FAA settles trail-blazing drone case for $1,100

UAS hearing yields details on systems research and development, but no timeline for small UAS rule

More boots on the ground: FAA provides law enforcement guidance for suspected unauthorized UAS operation

'Tis the season: FAA launches safety campaign for unmanned aircraft

Shipping hazmats by air? Follow the rules or pay the price: FAA imposes substantial penalties for hazardous materials violations


Ag and drones – What do you need to know?

FAA provides clearer skies for educational use of drones


Trade Compliance Handbook;
Updated March 2017

Checklists of Foreign Countries Subject to Sanctions;
Updated March 2017