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Haynes and Boone Prepares One-of-a-Kind Portfolio on Social Media Law, Published by Bloomberg BNA

An interdisciplinary team of more than a dozen Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers, led by Dallas Partner David Bell, prepared a comprehensive guide to the corporate legal issues associated with social media that has just been released by Bloomberg BNA.

Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 91, Social Media Law, is the first and only portfolio on social media law in the BNA series. >>



Recent Publications

ABA Business Torts Litigation newsletter Guest Article: Justifiable Reliance Standards Differ Across States

Although the elements of fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims are similar across many states, those similarities in the “black letter” law conceal important differences in how states address common issues related to the claims. >>

Diversity Highlights (2013)

The Attorney Diversity Committee (ADC) at Haynes and Boone, LLP is comprised of more than 60 attorneys, management and administrative team members that meets each month to advance our firm’s numerous diversity efforts. This document summarizes the efforts and accomplishments of 2013. >>



Tyler Beas

Associate

Dallas


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Áreas de Practica

Educación

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2011, Bernard Heerey Summer Fellow, I.J. Clinic on Entrepreneurship
  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2008, honors in Marketing; College Scholar; University Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2011

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Tyler Beas

Tyler Beas is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. His practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation. Tyler also has experience assisting with technology agreement drafting and due diligence.

Tyler served as a law clerk in the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Chicago, Illinois during the summer of 2009. Tyler was also a clinic member with the Chicago Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship in 2010-2011.

Tyler is also a member of the firm's Attorney Diversity Committee.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained guilty verdicts in several jury trials as a Visiting Prosecutor for the City of Arlington.
  • Represented multinational oil and gas corporation protecting business operations.
  • Assist global medical company with agreement drafting and due diligence.
  • Represented large estate in efforts to recover financial investments.
  • Assisted American-based oil company in efforts to dismiss complaint.
  • Represented national publishing and advertising company in fraudulent transfer case.
  • Defended working interest owner in large mineral lease in declaratory action and suit for accounting and damages.
  • Obtained a favorable settlement of a commercial lease dispute on behalf of a national homebuilder.
  • Representing health service provider in insurance payment dispute.
  • Defending steel supplier in breach of contract dispute.
  • Representing principal of an international stone processor, importer, and wholesaler in commercial dispute.

Publications and Presentations

  • Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Series Portfolio No. 91, Social Media Law, Contributor, August 2013.
  • "Justifiable Reliance Standards Differ Across States," Co-author with Patrick Keating, American Bar Association Business Torts Litigation, Summer 2013, Vol. 20, No. 4, July 31, 2013
  • "The Legality of Transmitting Live TV Over the Internet: Two Cases, Two Coasts, Two Completely Different Results," assisted with preparation and presentation of CLE to the Dallas Bar Association’s IP Section, March 22, 2013.
  • "Bracket Busted: Just How Legal Is Your Office NCAA Tournament Pool?" DAYL Dicta, March 2013.
  • "Gone, But Social Media Not Forgotten: Social Media Estate Planning Update," Social Media Law Brief, March 1, 2013.
  • "Don’t Delete That Post! The Duty to Preserve Social Media Evidence," Social Media Law Brief, November 29, 2012.
  • "@London2012, The First Social Media #Olympic Games," Social Media Law Brief, August 27, 2012.
  • "You Can't Take It With You When You're Gone... or Can You? Social Media Estate Planning," Social Media Law Brief, June 11, 2012.

Selected Representative Experience


Due Diligence Representation of Global Medical Company
Assisted global medical company with technology agreement drafting, negotiation, and due diligence.

Assist American-Based Oil Company in Efforts to Dismiss Complaint
Assisted a large American-based integrated oil company with its efforts to dismiss a complaint arising out of a construction contract dispute.

Represented Litigation Trust Formed in the Bankruptcy of National Telephone Directory Publisher in Lawsuit Against Publisher’s Former Parent Company
Assisted with discovery and trial preparation on behalf of a litigation trust formed for a national telephone directory publisher in a lawsuit seeking to recover multiple billions of dollars in damages arising from the spin-off of the publisher from its former parent company, a national broadband and telecommunications company.

Representation of Large Estate Seeking to Recover Financial Investments
Represented a large personal estate seeking to recover millions of dollars from bankrupt debtors. Assisted with international procedural matters including service of process on entities in Amsterdam and Costa Rica.

Representation of Oil and Gas Corporation Protecting Business Operations
Represented multinational oil and gas corporation seeking to protect business sensitive operations, including a temporary restraining order and injunction.

Centex Homes v TCI Park West I, Inc.
Assisted in obtaining a settlement in a multi-million dollar commercial lease dispute on behalf of a major residential homebuilder.

Defend Working Interest Owner of Large Mineral Lease in Declaratory Action and Suit for Accounting and Damages
Assisted with defense of working interest owner in large mineral lease against a petition for declaratory action and accounting and damages.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
  • UT-Austin Texas Exes, Dallas Chapter, Young Alumni Committee member
  • Dallas Summer Musicals, Associate Producers
  • American Red Cross DFW Young Professionals Auxiliary

Online Publications

07/31/2013 - ABA Business Torts Litigation newsletter Guest Article: Justifiable Reliance Standards Differ Across States
Although the elements of fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims are similar across many states, those similarities in the “black letter” law conceal important differences in how states address common issues related to the claims.

03/01/2013 - Bracket Busted: Just How Legal Is Your Office NCAA Tournament Pool?
March is just around the corner, and that can mean only one thing for the millions of sports fans across the United States - the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament.