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Tyler B. McQuillan


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Tyler focuses on corporate transactional matters and investment fund matters. He counsels emerging companies from formation to exit, handling all facets of entity formation and general corporate governance issues, financing events, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation. Tyler works with clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, life sciences, and technology. Tyler also counsels investment managers in the formation and operation of private investment funds. These include venture capital and private equity funds, real estate funds, and other alternative asset-focused funds.

Before joining Mintz, Tyler worked as an associate attorney at California-based law firms handling a wide range of corporate transactional matters, investment fund matters, and securities regulation. Before practicing law, Tyler worked in the corporate finance and capital markets division of one of the world’s largest investment banks. This experience allows him to uniquely understand companies’ businesses and transactional needs to provide advice driving the bottom-line and move deals to closing.

While attending law school, Tyler was a member of the San Diego Law Review and interned with the University of San Diego School of Law’s Entrepreneurship Clinic. He was recognized as the “intern of the year” for his outstanding assistance to local technology start-ups and growth companies in the San Diego region. Tyler also served as a judicial extern to judges of the United States District Court and the California Court of Appeal, interned with the Civil Division of the Office of the Attorney General of California, and spent a semester as an exchange student at the University of Copenhagen. He received several merit-based scholarships based on his academic performance prior to and during law school.


  • University of San Diego School of Law (JD, cum laude)
  • University of San Diego (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • Included on the San Diego Super Lawyers: Rising Stars Securities & Corporate Finance list (2019 – 2020)
  • University of San Diego School of Law Academic Merit Scholarship recipient (2014 – 2015)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Legal Writing and Research II (2014)
  • University of San Diego School of Law Dean’s Honor Scholarship (2013)


  • Member, Lawyers Club of San Diego