Andrew D. Wyatt

Andrew Wyatt is an associate in the Irvine office, focusing his practice on labor and employment and insurance coverage.

Andrew attended Loyola Law School, ranking in the Top 20% of his class. He developed strong legal writing and research skills as the Senior Production Editor of Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. He also held the title of Student Ambassador and participated as an Advocate for the Youth Justice Education Clinic and a student legal writing tutor. While in law school, Andrew combined his love of sports and writing while working as a law clerk in the International Sports Division of FOX Cable Networks in law school. In 2016, Andrew served as a judicial extern to the Honorable David O. Carter of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Following law school, Andrew worked as an associate at Collins Collins Muir + Stewart. While at Collins, Andrew handled civil litigation matters, involving employment law, insurance law, contracts, tort liability, public entity defense, fraud and false claims and construction defect.

Andrew graduated with a B.S. in Sports Administration from University of Miami in 2014 where he was awarded the Patricia A. Whitely Unsung Hero Award for his outstanding service to the student body.

A California native, Andrew enjoys playing basketball, listening to vinyl records and going to Disneyland in his spare time.

Education
Loyola Law School (JD, 2017)
• Student Ambassador
• Entertainment Law Review, Senior Production Editor
• Youth Justice Education Clinic Advocate
• Legal Writing Student Tutor
University of Miami (BS Sports Administration, Minor in Business Administration and Communication, 2014)
• 1st Annual Patricia A. Whitely Unsung Hero Award
• Category 5 Hall of Fame
• Category 5, President
• Student Government Executive Board, Member


Past Experience

Associate Attorney, Collins Collins Muir + Stewart LLP
Judicial Extern to the Honorable David O. Carter, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Law Clerk, FOX Cable Networks, International Sports Division
Research Assistant to Professor Robert Brain, Loyola Law School

Admitted to Practice
California

Memberships
State Bar of California
Orange County Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Section, Labor and Employment Section

Recent Media Coverage
Attorneys and Staff Attend OCBA’s ADR, Construction Law, & Insurance Law Joint Section Meeting
Orange County Bar Association – June 26, 2019

Berger Kahn Welcomes a New Associate, Andrew Wyatt, to the Orange County Office
Berger Kahn – October 29, 2018

Representative Matters
Berger Kahn Prevails On Recent NLRB Charge
Berger Kahn Partners Erin Ezra and Heather Whitmore and Associate Andrew Wyatt recently obtained a dismissal in favor of their client, an employer, on a Charge for violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The National Labor Relations Board dismissed the case on the grounds that the former employee’s conduct was unprotected and not concerted activity within the meaning of the NLRA.

Community Involvement
Berger Kahn Attorney Andrew Wyatt Participates at Loyola Law School’s Practice Specialties Fair
On October 16, 2019, Berger Kahn attorney Andrew Wyatt was invited back to his alma mater, Loyola Law School, to speak to students at their annual Practice Specialties Fair — one of the University’s most popular events of the year. During the event, Andrew spoke to current law students, providing a window into the day-to-day experience of practicing insurance law. Andrew provided guidance and advice by extending his personal insight for the law students in attendance. Life after graduation can be daunting for many students, and Andrew was more than happy to help!

Berger Kahn Volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank
On August 17, 2019, Berger Kahn volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. About 300,000 people go hungry every year in Orange County. Thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank, 250,000 are provided with the nutrition they need — with recipients ranging from young children to senior citizens. Berger Kahn team members volunteered in the grocery rescue unit, sorting and checking the quality of deli, meat, dairy and produce items to distribute. Shareholder David Ezra, Partners Erin Ezra and Heather Whitmore and their families, Associate Andrew Wyatt, and Legal Assistant Jacqueline Lee were in attendance. Berger Kahn is thankful for the fun and rewarding opportunity Second Harvest Food Bank provided, and hopes to contribute again in the future!

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth’s 7th Annual Brewfest Event
On June 28, 2019, Berger Kahn attended Project Youth’s 7th annual rooftop Brewfest fundraiser. The Orange County Bar Foundation’s Project Youth, a non-profit organization, holds the event every year in order to raise money for its programs that provide health education, academic, and career development, as well as a juvenile diversion for at-risk youth in the Santa Ana community. This year’s event included an impressive array of good eats, wines, unlimited beer samplings, and an impressive raffle. Along with the food and festivities, three participants of Berger Kahn’s Orange County Marathon team were awarded for placing top three in their divisions: Chris Neumeyer, shareholder Steve Cohn, and his daughter Molly Cohn. Congratulations to all three runners! OC Bar Foundation Associate Board member and Partner Erin Ezra, Shareholders David Ezra and Steve Cohn, Associate Andrew Wyatt, Partner Kathleen Danna, Paralegals Alyssa Telles and Hannah Hong, and Legal Assistants Nathan Malicdem and Jacqueline Lee were also in attendance.

Berger Kahn Attorney Andrew Wyatt Helps High School Students Weigh College And Career Options
On February 4th, 2019, Berger Kahn attorney Andrew Wyatt volunteered as a presenter at PUC Schools’ 3rd Annual Majors & Career Event where he shared about his career and education experiences that brought him to where he is now as an up-and-coming attorney, with high school sophomores and juniors. Joined by other career professionals, Andrew helped high school students weigh their academic strengths and passions while considering higher education and career options. Andrew enjoyed volunteering his time to share his fresh insight on the path from undergrad to law school to a career in law.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth OCBF at the Annual Meeting
On December 13, Berger Kahn partner and OCBF Project Youth associate board member Erin Ezra, associate Andrew Wyatt, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended the 2018 Society of Fellows Recognition and Annual Meeting hosted by The Honorable David O. Carter. The event presented Project Youth OCBF’s “Sammy” Award, The Society of Fellows Distinguished Fellows Award, and the Distinguished Judicial Fellows Award and honored those who give back to the local youth community. Berger Kahn proudly supports Project Youth and its causes.

Partner Erin Ezra and Associate Andrew Wyatt Speak at Chapman’s Pre-Law Society Attorney Panel
On November 15th, partner Erin Ezra and associate Andrew Wyatt served as attorney panelists for Chapman University. The Q&A event was hosted by the Chapman University Pre-Law Society where Berger Kahn legal and billing assistant, Hannah Hong, serves as the Director of Events. Erin and Andrew spoke about their law school experiences, gave individualized advice to aspiring law students, and provided insight into the realities of legal practice and life as a lawyer. Erin and Andrew enjoy volunteering their time to help prepare and encourage students to pursue a future in law.