Clyde Tinnen

Partner | Greenwich, New York

Clyde is a partner in the corporate team.

His practice focuses on debt and equity financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Clyde’s experience includes representing public and private corporations, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, across industries. He also advises clients on general corporate governance and securities law disclosure matters.

Before joining Withers, Clyde was a partner at Kelly, Drye & Warren LLP. He began his legal career as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Prior to working as a lawyer, Clyde was a senior financial analyst for two public corporations.

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Track record





Named one of ‘America’s Most Influential Black Lawyers’ in 2015 and 2018 by Savoy Magazine.

2015 Fellow for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

Represented specialty chemical company, in connection with its $750 million unsecured revolving credit facility.

State of Connecticut, 2006

State of New York, 2007

State of Illinois, 2014

State of Wisconsin, 2014

‘The Power of Owning Your Career,’ November 2018, quoted

‘What the Senate Hearing Means for the Cryptocurrency Industry,’ Corporate Counsel - October 16, 2018, quoted

Chicago Black Partners Alliance

American Bar Association

National Bar Association

Clyde Tinnen discusses due diligence in merger & acquisition transactions. Clyde joined other leading dealmakers in a webinar to discuss major topics including validating assumptions and investment objectives, financial and operations due diligence issues, technology, IT and cyber diligence, and more. Please click here to access the complimentary Expert Webcast.

Public Report interviews Clyde Tinnen on youth, entrepreneurism and the economy. In August 2014, Clyde appeared as a featured guest on a television program called Public Report. The topic was youth, entrepreneurism and the economy. Please click here to watch the interview on

Our Lives interviews Clyde Tinnen on Jackie Robinson. In April 2013, Clyde appeared as a featured guest on a television program called Our Lives. The topic was Jackie Robinson, the movie ‘42’ and Mr. Tinnen’s work with the Jackie Robinson Foundation. Please click here to watch the interview on



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