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W. Keith Wyatt



Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Contract Law
Employment Law
Real Estate
Criminal Law
W. Keith Wyatt - Partner
Contact Information

W. KEITH WYATT has been a partner with Ivie, McNeill and Wyatt since 1986. He joined Ivie and McNeill, Inc. in 1981 as an associate. Prior to joining Ivie and McNeill, Inc., Mr. Wyatt was an attorney with the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. He has extensive litigation experience in the areas of personal injury, contract law, employment law, real estate, and criminal law. He has tried over 60 civil jury trials, and he has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2005.

Mr. Wyatt has defended public entity and corporate clients in tort and employment litigation matters for over 30 years. He has handled a broad range of litigation matters including but not limited to claims for wrongful death, catastrophic injury, sexual abuse, third party assault, negligent hiring, negligent supervision, premises liability, wrongful termination, discrimination, hostile work environment, and sexual harassment.

Mr. Wyatt has served as a member of the Juvenile Court Panel for the Los Angeles Superior Court. He has also participated as a judge for the UCLA School of Law Trial Advocacy Program.

Mr. Wyatt’s educational background includes an undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island in 1974 and a Juris Doctor Degree from UCLA School of Law in 1977. While in law school, he served as an intern with the Center for National Policy Review in Washington, D.C. in 1976.

Mr. Wyatt was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1978. He has also been admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.

Bar Admission:
Education:J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law
B.A., Brown University
Professional Memberships
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, John M. Langston Bar Association
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers’ Association

Memberships and Community Service

  • Judge, UCLA School of Law Trial Advocacy Program
  • Juvenile Court Panel for the Los Angeles Superior Court, 1982-1987
  • Center for National Policy Review, Washington, D.C., 1976
  • Member, Board of Directors for UCLA Law Alumni Association, 1993-1996