Early Inspirations of Attorney Wyatt Donen: Responding to Hurricane Katrina
Attorney Wyatt Donen was still in high school when Hurricane Katrina unleashed its fury on New Orleans. Seeing the total devastation that engulfed several of the city’s wards stoked a fire in the teenager to help those left homeless by the disaster. So he joined Habitat for Humanity’s rebuilding efforts, and persuaded classmates to join him.
Attorney Wyatt Donen: Joining Custodio & Dubey LLP
Wyatt became the newest member of the growing team at Custodio & Dubey LLP in May when he joined the Consumer Protection division as an associate attorney.
The Path to Law: Attorney Wyatt Donen’s Advocacy Journey
His journey into law began with a deep-rooted desire to make a positive change in society, first with Habitat for Humanity. After high school, he saw the unjust treatment of Native Americans and others protesting the oil pipeline project at Standing Rock. He joined some friends who went to the reservation to join the protests, and that was where his eye’s opened to how becoming an attorney would best serve to bring about positive changes.
Educational Pursuits of Attorney Wyatt Donen: Law and Business
This led him to pursue a Juris Doctor and Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was a student-fellow for the Loyola Project for the Innocent, working tirelessly to overturn wrongful convictions.
“I am honored to be part of a team dedicated to holding powerful corporations accountable for the promises they make to consumers regarding their products,” he said.
Leadership’s View: Attorney Wyatt Donen’s Impact at Custodio & Dubey LLP
“Wyatt’s dedication to advocacy for societal improvement is a perfect fit for our firm’s mission to help individuals who might otherwise be overlooked by the legal system,” said Co-Founding Partner Vineet Dubey.
“We are thrilled to welcome Wyatt to the team,” added Co-Founding Partner Miguel Custodio. “The addition of Wyatt’s experience and expertise will undoubtedly add more strength to our consumer protection practice.”
Advocacy in the Justice System: Attorney Wyatt Donen at Project for the Innocent
At Project for the Innocent, Wyatt witnessed the harsh realities of the justice system, investigating claims from people who allege they were falsely convicted of crimes. This search for truth motivated him to transition into private practice, where he now advocates for consumers mistreated by powerful private institutions.
Outside the courtroom, Wyatt is an ardent outdoorsman who loves playing tennis, surfing, and exploring the beauty of the natural world. His passion for adventure is matched only by his drive for justice. Whether he’s defending men and women from wrongful incarceration or advocating for consumers, Wyatt is dedicated and focused on bringing about justice for his clients.
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