Tyler E. Chapman


Tyler E. Chapman joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2008.  He has a general litigation practice with a focus on commercial and real estate-related litigation.  His cases frequently involve disputes relating to the sale, acquisition and development of real estate as well as disputes over easements and other property rights.  Tyler also specializes in landlord-tenant disputes and construction defect litigation.  He also handles cases involving litigation over First Amendment issues, non-competition agreements, and closely-held corporations.

Tyler graduated from Harvard University in 1990 and received his Ed. M. from Harvard's Graduate School of Education in 1994.  He graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1997 where he was a Note Editor for the Boston University Law Review.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, the Real Estate Bar Association, and the Urban Land Institute.  Tyler is a member of the Board of Advisors of Newton-Wellesley Hospital and the Graduate Review Board of the Harvard Lampoon.  Previously, he was a Trustee of the Harvard Lampoon for 25 years, and a member of the Board of Camp Dudley, YMCA.

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  • Background
    • Todd & Weld LLP, 2001 to present
    • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, 1997 to 2001
  • Professional Activities
    • American Bar Association
    • Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation
    • Boston Bar Association
    • Real Estate Bar Association, Co-Chair, Litigation Committee
    • Urban Land Institute
    • Boston Inn of Court, Executive Board Member
  • Publications / Lectures
    • MCLE, Moderator, "Selecting, Protecting and Dethroning Experts," November 2018
    • "Key strategies for simplifying complex Litigation," New England In-House, February 2016
    • "LOI drafting tips for meeting the client's objectives," New England In-House, August 2015
    • Co-chair, Family & Closely Held Business Law Conference 2010 and 2011
    • Co-author, Massachusetts Discovery Practice, Chapter 11
  • Awards / Achievements
    • Named to Best Lawyers in America in Litigation - Real Estate, 2023
    • Named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers for Business Litigation (2014-2021)
    • Named by Super Lawyers as a Massachusetts Rising Star in General Litigation (2007)
  • Civic & Charitable Involvement
    • Board of Advisors of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Member
    • Graduate Review Board of Harvard Lampoon, Member
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