Kasun Wijeyewickrema is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office, where he is a member of the Complex Trial Team. His practice focuses on general liability defense. Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Mr. Wijeyewickrema gained experience in professional liability and general liability matters at an insurance defense firm in Los Angeles. He also has experience in representing clients in commercial real estate litigation and corporate transactions.
Mr. Wijeyewickrema received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2012. He earned his J.D. from Southwestern Law School in 2017, where he served as an associate editor of the Southwestern Journal of International Law and was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program. While in law school, Mr. Wijeyewickrema externed for Magistrate Judge Hon. Michael R. Wilner at the United States District Court for the Central District. Mr. Wijeyewickrema was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 2017 and is currently a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (“LACBA”). He is also a member of LACBA’s Barristers/Young Attorneys Section (“BYA”) and acts as the BYA liaison to LACBA’s Remedies Section.
In his spare time, Mr. Wijeyewickrema enjoys staying active and is a member of a local cross-training gym. He also enjoys the outdoors, sports, and traveling.