Three Pettit Kohn Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch© 2021

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin is proud to announce that San Diego attorneys Ryan Nell, Shannon Finley, and Caitlin Jones have been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the 2021 listing of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This inaugural edition highlights the most promising younger attorneys in the country.  They have each been selected for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

Ryan Nell has been recognized for his work in Labor and Employment Law – Management.  Mr. Nell is a shareholder in the firm’s employment and labor group and represents California employers in both counseling and comprehensive litigation support.  He speaks regularly on a wide range of topics aimed at assisting and guiding California employers in the avoidance of legal trouble.  His work in employment counseling and litigation defense has led to his recognition as a Rising Star by San Diego Super Lawyers®.

Shannon Finley has been recognized for her work in Litigation – Labor and Employment.  Ms. Finley is a shareholder in the firm’s employment and labor group.  She provides comprehensive litigation support to California employers as well as guidance to advise on best practices to avoid lawsuits before they arise.  She is a speaker and author on issues including best hiring practices, wage and hour law, discrimination, and leaves of absence.  She was recognized as a Rising Star by San Diego Super Lawyers® and received the C. Hugh Friedman New Lawyer Award from Lawyers Club San Diego for her leadership and professionalism in the San Diego legal community.  Ms. Finley also serves on the Board of Governors for California Women Lawyers.

Caitlin Jones has been recognized for her work in Professional Malpractice Law.  Ms. Jones focuses her practice on professional liability and business litigation and provides comprehensive litigation support to business clients as well as individuals.  As a leader in the firm’s professional liability team, she has experience representing attorneys, accountants, healthcare providers, insurance brokers and agents, and other professionals against claims of professional malpractice and intentional torts.  She has achieved favorable outcomes for her clients through alternative dispute litigation, motions for summary judgment, as well as through jury trial.

Selection to theBest Lawyers: Ones to Watch listing reflects their outstanding professionalism and dedication to providing exceptional legal counsel.  Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin congratulates Mr. Nell, Ms. Finley, and Ms. Jones on this honorable recognition.

About Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is an inaugural listing of 12,000 lawyers across 77 different practice areas.  The listing highlights the most promising young lawyers in the country that have been in practice for 5 to 9 years.  Recognition is based entirely on peer review and employs the same methodology that has made Best Lawyers the gold standard for legal rankings worldwide.  For more information about Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, visit their website at

About Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC is a leading AV-rated trial 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, Phoenix, and Tucson.  Learn more about Pettit Kohn at: