Pettit Kohn Announces Two New Shareholders in the Los Angeles Office

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC, a leading civil litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that Andrew O. Smith and Tristan A. Mullis have been promoted to shareholders.  Both Andrew and Tristan continue the tradition of top-level client service and legal professionalism that are a hallmark of Pettit Kohn.

Mr. Smith is a shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles, California office.  Andrew joined Pettit Kohn in 2012.  He represents a wide range of businesses and entities.  He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Business Litigation and Civil and Trial Litigation with a particular emphasis in the areas of commercial, construction, and product liability matters.  He was honored with the Super Lawyers Rising Stars award in 2008 and consecutively in years 2010-2015.  He has extensive litigation experience and has obtained successful results for his clients through jury trials and mediations as lead counsel.  Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University, graduating magna cum laude.  Andrew obtained his Juris Doctorate degree at Pepperdine University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2001.

Mr. Mullis is a shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles, California office.  Tristan joined Pettit Kohn in 2013 and is a leader in the Employment and Labor Law group.  He represents California employers in the defense of claims involving issues of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations and has secured successful outcomes for clients at trial, mediation, and through dispositive motions.  Tristan received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Bowdoin College in 2004.  He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2009.

“As associates, both have made significant contributions to the success of our firm and they have earned their position as shareholders through their consistent hard work, dedication, and commitment to advancing and protecting the interests of our clients and the institutional values of our firm.  They are both experienced litigators and possess exceptional legal skills,” said Andrew Kohn, Chief Executive Officer/Shareholder of the firm.  “I am pleased to congratulate them and I look forward, with confidence, to their future as shareholders.”

About Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC is a leading AV-rated law firm with expertise in litigating and resolving civil matters in both state and federal courts.  The firm represents clients in the areas of Appellate, Business Litigation, Civil & Trial Litigation, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate Litigation, Restaurant & Hospitality, Retail, Transactional & Business Services, and Transportation.  Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals. Pettit Kohn is located in California and Arizona with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Phoenix.  Learn more about Pettit Kohn at:

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