Tyson Leonhardt assists clients in general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, entity formation, corporate governance, vendor agreements, and other commercial transactions. He has significant experience in corporate entity formation, contractual disputes, regulatory and administrative matters, and licensing issues. Tyson applies Williams Mullen’s client service pledge to his practice by engaging with clients at the outset of each new project and providing them with timely updates throughout the project lifecycle.  

Tyson Leonhardt assists clients in general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, entity formation, corporate governance, vendor agreements, and other commercial transactions. He has significant experience in corporate entity formation, contractual disputes, regulatory and administrative matters, and licensing issues. Tyson applies Williams Mullen’s client service pledge to his practice by engaging with clients at the outset of each new project and providing them with timely updates throughout the project lifecycle.  

He works with clients across various industries, including companies in the pharmaceutical, technology, insurance, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and contract research organization (CRO) spaces. Tyson has developed specific experience advising public clients in these industries on a wide variety of commercial contracts, including software licenses, outsourcing agreements, information technology services contracts, manufacturing and distribution agreements, and data privacy and security terms, among others.

Active in the Triangle community, Tyson currently serves as a member of the Wake County Bar Association and the Tenth Judicial District Bar’s joint Bench Bar Committee, and as a member-at-large of Carolina Law’s Triangle Alumni Regional Club. In March 2021, he was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for Capital City Clauses, a Raleigh-based 501(c)(3) whose mission is to enrich children’s lives with hope, cheer, and joy through philanthropic activities and community engagements. 

Tyson is a double Tar Heel, having received his Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina  School of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor on The North Carolina Law Review, and his undergraduate degree, with highest distinction, from the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Tyson is admitted to practice in North Carolina, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Before joining Williams Mullen, Tyson served as a law clerk for the Honorable Cheri L. Beasley at the North Carolina Supreme Court.

 

  • Assisting a multinational health information technology and clinical research company draft, negotiate, and support vendor-side agreements.
  • Assisting a group of affiliated insurance companies in a multi-billion dollar international corporate and debt restructuring.
  • Assisted Fortune 500 retail store in commercial contract review.
  • Assisted a manufacturing company with commercial contracting.