J. Tyler Butts is an associate in the firm's Litigation Section and a member of the firm's Insurance + Reinsurance Group. He focuses his practice on insurance coverage and extracontractual bad faith litigation, white-collar defense, class action litigation, and antitrust litigation. Mr. Butts has been involved in multimillion-dollar property insurance coverage disputes in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts and routinely handles complex matters involving coverage disputes arising under first-party property and CGL insurance policies. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Butts worked with a national law firm on securities and probate litigation as well as on complex class action matters.
Mr. Butts is also an active member of the firm's Appellate Practice Team, briefing appeals in state and federal courts.
Mr. Butts competed at the ABA's National Moot Court Competition as a member of the William & Mary Moot Court Team. He also advocated for clients of the Innocence Project and served as an ambassador of the law school in his role as a dean's associate.