Tyler A. Carpenter
(304) 353-8183
Office: Charleston
J.D. Washington & Lee
B.A. University of Virginia
Licensure: WV
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Tyler Carpenter is an associate in the Charleston office of Steptoe & Johnson and is a member of the Business Department.

Mr. Carpenter focuses primarily on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financial transactions. He has experience advising and representing businesses and high net worth individuals involving a wide range of contracts across a  variety of industries, including energy and natural resources, real estate, banking, transportation and logistics, and capital markets.

Mr. Carpenter also assists banks and private entities in commercial financing arrangements and represents creditors in bankruptcy, foreclosure, and collection matters to help maximize the recovery of secured and unsecured debt.

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Represented and assisted a talent agency in the expansion of its operations through the acquisition of another staffing firm
Represented a coal mining company in the negotiation and implantation of a $92.5 million credit facility
Represented a coal mining company the divestiture of its “standard assets” and associated liabilities for cash consideration of approximately $325 million

Memberships & Awards

Executive Articles Editor, Journal of Energy, Climate and the Environment
Lead Articles Editor, German Law Journal
Layout Editor, The Law News (Winner National ABA Competition, 2013-2015)