Tyler Cook advises clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, registered and exempt securities offerings, corporate governance, board advisory and SEC reporting, disclosure and compliance matters.

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Tyler joined Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where he gained invaluable experience representing a wide array of clients on a variety of corporate transactions. Throughout his career, he has advised numerous clients on M&A transactions with an aggregate value of over $60 billion and has advised clients on dozens of private and public securities offerings that raised over $10 billion. 

Prior to attending law school, he taught middle school in Harlem, New York as part of Teach for America. Outside of the office, Tyler enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and pickleball and traveling.

Areas of Focus



  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law (2024)
    • Securities Regulation (2024)
  • Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • Coca-Cola Scholar


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • Relay Graduate School of Education, M.A. in teaching, 2014
  • University of North Carolina, B.A. with highest distinction in Political Science and Public Policy, 2012
    • Morehead-Cain Scholar
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Dean’s List

Bar & Court Admissions


  • Represented a Nasdaq-listed bank holding company in its assumption of all customer deposits and certain other liabilities, and acquisition of substantially all loans and certain other assets, of a bridge bank, as successor to the failed bank subsidiary of a Nasdaq-listed bank holding company, from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as receiver for the bridge bank.
  • Represented a North Carolina mutual insurance holding company in its merger with a Minnesota mutual insurance holding company, combining two of the nation’s leading providers of medical professional liability insurance in the first-ever merger by a North Carolina-domiciled mutual insurance holding company, resulting in a combined company with over $2 billion in consolidated assets.
  • Advised a contract research organization in a definitive agreement to acquire a specialized contract research organization for the biotechnology industry.
  • Advised an online gaming company in a definitive agreement to acquire an online 3-D modeling company.
  • Advised an online gaming company in an acquisition of a UK-based pioneer in the "kidtech" market.
  • Represented a biotechnology company in its acquisition via merger of an early-stage company focused on developing manufactured kidney products, for a purchase price of approximately $50 million.
  • Represented a large bank in stockholder litigation arising out of the bank’s merger with another entity.


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