Ty has represented a broad range of clients with legal and policy needs in environmental law and governmental relations related to groundwater, water and sewer utility service, surface water, water resource planning, and other environmental matters.

Before joining Lloyd Gosselink in 2003, Ty served as General Counsel and led the staffs of several legislative offices and committees at the Texas Legislature. Ty served as General Counsel for the Texas Senate Natural Resources Committee, the Texas Water Advisory Council and the Joint Senate-House Committee on Water Resources as well as lead staff member for the Oil-Field Cleanup Fund Advisory Committee. Ty also was the General Counsel for State Senator Buster Brown and a Legislative Aide for State Representative Beverly Wooley.