Attorney General Sean Reyes Announces Tyler Green as Utah’s New Solicitor General
SALT LAKE CITY July 7, 2015 – Attorney General Sean Reyes today announced that Tyler Green will join the Office of the Utah Attorney General as the state’s new Solicitor General. Green will replace Solicitor General Bridget Romano, who was recently announced as the new Chief Civil Deputy in the Office of Attorney General.
“We are so very pleased Tyler Green will be returning to Utah to serve as our state’s Solicitor General,” said Attorney General Reyes. “Tyler has extensive national appellate litigating experience as well as significant United States Supreme Court experience – and I’m confident he will serve Utah well as Solicitor General.”
Green currently serves at the United States Chamber of Commerce as Deputy Chief Counsel for Litigation in the Chamber’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 over the past several years.
Prior to 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 also previously served as a law clerk at the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and 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.
Green will begin serving as Utah’s Solicitor General on July 31st and be available for media interview on a future date to be announced.