Region: Latin America
Wyatt graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 2016 where he earned both a J.D. and L.L.M. in sustainable international development law. Throughout law school, Wyatt worked with EarthRights International on cases involving indigenous communities threatened by extractive industries, including research in support of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights case Pueblo U’wa vs. Colombia. Wyatt was also an Ella Baker intern at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where he worked on cases involving corporate accountability, government transparency, and the defense of human rights advocates. After graduation, Wyatt clerked at the Alaska Supreme Court for Chief Justice Craig Stowers. Following his clerkship, Wyatt joined the EarthRights team as a Bertha Justice Fellow. He primarily works on cases against U.S. companies, including Newmont Mining Corporation and Chiquita, that have harmed communities in Latin America. Wyatt also works on EarthRights’ climate change litigation case against Suncor Energy and ExxonMobil. Wyatt is admitted to practice in Washington State and the District of Columbia.