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Tyler J. Cesar

Orange County
T: 714.424.2818
F: 714.428.5954


  • J.D., University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2012, cum laude, Senior Symposium Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly
  • B.S., University of Southern California, 2006
  • California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California

Tyler Cesar is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office.

Areas of Practice

Tyler Cesar is experienced in the transactional aspects of construction projects, including bid documents, contracts, and contract administration.

Prior to Joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Cesar was a project engineer for a general contractor in California. He helped manage and oversee the construction of multi-million dollar public works construction projects throughout the Los Angeles region. As a result, he has extensive experience interpreting plans and specifications, project scheduling, enforcing contract provisions, assessing change orders, and interfacing with owners, designers, contractors, and public officials.

Mr. Cesar also has experience in the sustainability industry. He was previously a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and helped architects and owners achieve LEED certification for their buildings.

Additionally, Mr. Cesar served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Carlos T. Bea in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for the Honorable Ming W. Chin in the California Supreme Court. Through his externships, he gained experience in appeals, state and federal procedure, and a wide variety of substantive areas of law. He worked on cases involving preemption, the National Labor Relations Act, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act, employment law, fraud and conspiracy, federal sentencing guidelines, plea agreements, Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights, and immigration appeals.


  • American Bar Association