Joshua J. Wyatt

Biography

Josh is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana's Labor, Employment and Benefits Department.

Josh's practice is focused on defending employers against claims of discrimination in state and federal courts, as well as a variety of administrative agencies, including the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Josh also represents employers in litigation regarding the enforcement of restrictive covenants. He regularly prepares and advises clients regarding employee handbooks, personnel policies and practices, implementation and enforcement of restrictive covenants, offer letters and separation agreements, employment agreements, and other employment related documents. Josh has also represented employers in connection with unfair labor practice claims and served as lead negotiator in collective bargaining. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in the field of Employment & Labor.

Before joining the firm, Josh was an associate McCarter & English, LLP. Prior to that position, he was also an associate at Durant, Nichols, Houston, Hodgson and Cortese-Costa, P.C.

Josh received his J.D. from Western New England College School of Law where he was awarded the CALI Award for Public Sector Labor Law. He received his B.A. in English from Gettysburg College.

Education

  • Western New England College School of Law  (J.D., 2009)
  • Gettysburg College  (B.A., 2001)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • US District Court (District of Connecticut)
  • US District Court (Southern District of New York)