Tyler Anderson
Senior Associate


Tyler Anderson

Grand Rapids

D: 616-458-4257
Legal Administrative Assistant


Tyler Anderson is an attorney practicing with Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge’s medical malpractice defense group.

Before joining Smith Haughey, Tyler was a judicial law clerk for Justice Dan Schmidt of the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District. Before his clerkship, Tyler worked for an Illinois law firm where he focused on defense litigation. He handled a range of cases, including railroad and trucking transportation, general tort defense, commercial litigation, toxic torts, and appellate claims. Tyler successfully defended clients in litigation, at trial, and on appeal.

In addition to his legal career, Tyler spent two years in the financial services industry, where he helped professionals and small business owners navigate business and personal financial decisions. He set up retirement plans for small businesses, evaluated business sales, and offered investment, tax planning, retirement saving, and long-term investment strategies.

Tyler graduated from Bradley University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history and was a member of the baseball team. He earned his Juris Doctor from Indiana University.

Tyler enjoys spending time on the golf course, in the gym, and running with his dog, Bud. He has also coached youth and high school baseball teams in summer leagues.





U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, 2019

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2019

State Bar of Michigan, 2018

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, 2016

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2014

Illinois State Bar Association, 2013


Indiana University (J.D., 2013)

Bradley University (B.S., 2010)


Named to the 2023 Grand Rapids Magazine Top Lawyers list for Medical Malpractice Law


American Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan