WYATT R. JANSEN

WYATT R. JANSEN PHOTO
Practice Areas
Litigation
Associate, Greenwich, CT
203.862.2320
Wjansen@wbamct.com
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Wyatt is an associate in the Litigation Department. He represents clients in complex business disputes in the state and federal courts of Connecticut and New York, in arbitral tribunals, and in mediation. Wyatt also represents fiduciaries and individuals in high-stakes trusts and estate litigations. He has experience in all aspects of litigation, including at trial and on appeal.

Wyatt has a B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut, from which he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He is a member of the Greenwich Bar Association, the Fairfield County Bar Association, and the Connecticut Bar Association.

Representative Commercial Litigation Experience

Part of team that defended $500 million corporate veil-piercing dispute.

Part of team that prosecuted corporate fraud litigation arising from Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations by licensed broker-dealer.

Part of team that defended a closely-held military supply company against $20 million claim by shareholder and former officer.

Part of team representing national construction management company in a $20 million construction dispute arising from a major public works project.

Part of team defending $250 million corporate veil-piercing dispute.

Part of team defending fraudulent conveyance claims totaling more than $136 million.

Publications

Enforcing the Unenforceable Forum Selection Clause in Your Construction Contract, Connecticut Law Tribune (December 1, 2016) (with Thomas P. O’Connor)

Strategic Removal & the Voluntary-Involuntary Rule, Connecticut Law Tribune (Aug. 15, 2016) (with Thomas P. O’Connor)

Impermissible Windfalls? Unemployment Insurance, Back Pay, and the Two Classes of Title VII Plaintiffs¸ 18 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 307 (2012)

Honors and Recognition

Dean’s Scholar, University of Connecticut School of Law: Merit-based scholarship awarded to incoming students showing exceptional promise.

Nina E. Olson and Janet Spragens LITC Award: Awarded to a student demonstrating exceptional dedication and excellence in representing Connecticut low-income taxpayers.

CALI Excellence Awards in Administrative Law, Employment Law, Criminal Procedure, Legal History, Media Law, and Law and Welfare: Awarded to the student with the highest grade.

Education
University of Connecticut
School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2012
New York University, B.A., 2008
Admitted to Practice
New York, 2013
 
Connecticut, 2013

U.S. District Court,
District of Connecticut

U.S. District Court,
Southern District of New York