Tyler Finn
New York Office Phone: (212) 729-2016 Email Download vCard Print Bio to PDF

Columbia Law School (J.D.)

New York University (M.A. in Politics)

Oberlin College (B.A. with High Honors in Politics)


Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Ronnie Abrams, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Honorable Amalya Kearse, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Tyler Finn

Tyler Finn joined Susman Godfrey after clerking for Judge Amalya Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Ronnie Abrams of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was an Essays and Reviews Editor for the Columbia Law Review and a recipient of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg prizeBefore entering the legal profession, Tyler served as an electoral officer with the Organization of American States, providing electoral assistance to governments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.  He holds a master’s degree in comparative politics from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.

Honors and Distinctions

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize

Wilfred Feinberg Prize

Charles Bathgate Beck Prize

James Kent Scholar

Essays and Reviews Editor, Columbia Law Review


Qualified Immunity Formalism: “Clearly Established Law” and the Right to Record Police Activity, 119 Colum. L. Rev. 445 (2019)

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of New York