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Tyler C. Vail

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Phone: (205) 324-3600
Toll Free: (844) 529-8255
Fax: (205) 324-3636

2201 Morris Ave
Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Since joining Hollis Wright, Tyler Vail has developed one of the top mass tort departments in the state. With Tyler at the helm, this section of the firm has successfully resolved claims for thousands of clients. During his career, Tyler has represented clients from all over the world in courtrooms throughout the United States. Additionally, he has worked on and held leadership positions in some of the largest mass tort cases in the last two decades. His most recent appointment is on the New Jersey In Re: Stryker Rejuvenate & ABG II Modular Hip Implant Litigation, which resulted in a phase 1 settlement of more than $2 billion.

America's Top 100 - High Stakes Litigators
Distinguised 2017

Tyler's servant's heart and willingness to help others is his driving force in his success in pharmaceutical and drug litigation, personal injury, class action and environmental contamination cases, as well as in other types of mass tort work. Tyler has been recognized for his achievements in numerous magazines and award publications and has been given the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubble.

When not working for his clients, Tyler and his wife Deanne are busy raising their four boys in Homewood, Alabama, where they are members of Dawson Baptist Church. While practicing law is one of Tyler's greatest joys, his most satisfying accomplishments are rooted in his passion for coaching little league sports. He currently serves as chairman on the Homewood Parks and Recreation Board.


J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2001
Law Review: Cumberland Law Review, Assistant Editor

B.S., University of North Alabama
Major: Biology & Chemistry

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Alabama, 2001
Mississippi, 2003
U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2001
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2001
U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2010
U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2003
U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2010
Federal Clerkship

Hon. Edwin L. Nelson, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama

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