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Tyler D. Coombe is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice and White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice, focusing on anti-corruption, corporate internal investigations and compliance, complex commercial litigation, and labor and employment litigation. Mr. Coombe has represented major U.S. and foreign corporations in numerous investigations and compliance matters, including matters involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act compliance in over 15 countries on five continents. Tyler has deep experience conducting risk assessments and compliance evaluations, performing pre- and post-acquisition due diligence and integration, and partnering with clients to design, build, and implement anti-corruption compliance programs. Also, being a member of the firm's class action defense team, Tyler has defended dozens of employment and consumer class actions in state and federal courts across the United States.


  • Complex commercial litigation
  • FCPA and Bribery Act compliance
  • Corporate internal investigations
  • Labor and employment



  • Advised Fortune 50 company in the development and implementation of a gold standard global Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act compliance program addressing multi-dimensional business operations in over 30 countries.
  • Advised large U.S. hotel and membership vacation company on anti-corruption aspects of acquisition and operation of multiple resort properties in Mexico.
  • Advised UK grocery and retail chain in the transformation of existing compliance program to come current with requirements of the FCPA and UK Bribery Act.
  • Conducted in-depth anti-corruption risk assessments and compliance evaluations in more than 15 countries around the world, including Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Japan and the United Kingdom.
  • Provided extensive on-site legal counsel and project management in conjunction with client’s local compliance organizations as part of years-long compliance implementation plan, including significant time managing program implementation on the ground in China, Mexico, India, Brazil, Canada and the United Kingdom.
  • Assist Fortune 50 client with respect to disclosure and reporting to U.S. Department of Justice in relation to ongoing compliance enhancements in the context of a government investigation.
  • Advised major UK grocery chain in FCPA and UK Bribery Act due diligence in connection with acquisition of two international meat sourcing and processing companies.
  • Advised multinational client on execution and reporting of anti-corruption compliance program audits in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and Latin America.
  • Advised Fortune 50 company with respect to red flags and other issues identified in due diligence performed on hundreds of third-party suppliers and service providers.
  • Conducted dozens of live training sessions on corruption risk and anti-corruption laws for clients’ executives, senior and middle level management, legal department, compliance organization, internal audit team, and other functional roles, in the United States and multiple locations around the world including China, Mexico, Turkey, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Advised international food sourcing business in anti-corruption aspects of creating a variable interest entity with foreign investors in Japan.
  • Represented Fortune 50 company in defense of numerous complex commercial and employment class actions in state and federal courts in Colorado and across the United States.
  • Represent major medical technology company to defend more than a dozen medical device products liability and tort actions in federal court in Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
  • Member of team acting as national coordinating counsel for Fortune 50 company with respect to nearly 100 wage and hour class actions in state and federal courts across the country.
  • Conducted internal investigation for large U.S. supermarket chain relating to alleged misconduct of pharmacy employees.
  • Represented a Fortune 50 company in internal and governmental investigations and related civil litigation relating to alleged misconduct by senior company executives, including interactions with federal law enforcement in relation to grand jury subpoenas and investigation of potential financial crimes.
  • Defended international car and truck rental company in multiple tort and wrongful death actions.
  • Advised global package delivery company in a class and collective action filed in Colorado alleging violations of FLSA and state law overtime provisions.
  • Managed settlement administration for dozens of settled nation-wide class action cases, including with respect to Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) compliance, Qualified Settlement Fund (QSF) formation and compliance, notice media campaigns, data management, valuation analysis, predictive modeling, claim distribution issues, cy pres distribution, and unclaimed property/escheat issues.
  • Advised Fortune 50 company on state and federal compliance matters, including wage and hour laws and regulations, unclaimed property/escheatment, COVID-19 public health orders, and other regulatory matters.
  • Advised Fortune 50 company regarding eDiscovery, data mapping, and other legal issues related to use and retention of electronically stored information.
  • Advised Fortune 50 company regarding EPL, CGL, and D&O insurance policy, coverage and reporting matters.
  • Represented filmmakers in the production of Saving Face, the 2012 Academy Award® winner for Documentary (Short Subject).
  • Pro bono representation of a Nicaraguan national seeking asylum in the United States after fleeing political persecution in Nicaragua.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2011-2016
  • Board Member, Biennial of the Americas, 2021-Present
  • Host Committee, U.S. State Department’s inaugural Cities Summit of the Americas, 2023
  • Mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Success in Law School Mentoring Program, 2020-2021 
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Four Mile Historic Park, 2015-2018
  • Judge, 18th Annual Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition North American Regional Round, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, January 2014
  • Board Member and Secretary, Open World Learning, 2009-2013
  • Graduate, Leadership Denver, Class of 2011


  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2003
  • B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998
  • Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy, UNITAR/IACA, 2023
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado