Kayla R. Sealey, Esq.

Kayla R. Sealey is an associate in Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin’s San Diego office, where she focuses her practice on professional liability and business litigation. Kayla earned her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. She was an admissions scholarship recipient and was also awarded merit and diversity scholarships. While in law […]

Sara E. Bloch

Sara E. Bloch is an associate in Pettit Kohn’s San Diego office and focuses her practice on professional liability and business litigation matters. Sara obtained her Juris Doctor in 2021 from California Western School of Law. In addition to graduating cum laude, Sara participated in numerous scholastic activities. After competing in a campus-wide advocacy program, […]

Kathryn J. Besch

Kathryn J. Besch focuses her practice on representing individuals and businesses in professional liability and business litigation matters. Kate has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, representing clients in a wide range of disputes. She has attained favorable results through settlement negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations, and obtained dismissals of her clients through summary […]

Vanessa M. Hooker

Vanessa M. Hooker is an associate in Pettit Kohn’s Los Angeles office, where she focuses her practice on General Liability, Retail, Business Litigation, and Transportation matters, defending small and large corporate clients against personal injury and premises liability claims. Vanessa earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. She earned […]

Todd Ratay

Todd Ratay has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, and specializes in representing individuals and business entities on a variety of professional and business litigation matters. Mr. Ratay received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Ratay was a member of […]

Caitlin M. Jones

Caitlin M. Jones obtained her Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School in 2013. While in law school, Caitlin won the pro bono service award and served as an intern and law clerk at both the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice. At GWU Law School, […]

Andrew I. Chung

Andrew I. Chung obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2003. While attending law school, Andrew served as a law clerk at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where he assisted underrepresented and […]

Rebecca N. Herman

Ms. Herman joined Pettit Kohn in 2016. Prior to her employment at Pettit Kohn she litigated a variety of cases, including insurance defense, general liability and employment matters, as well representation of public entities, officials, and individual officers, in cases involving allegations of civil rights violations. Ms. Herman has aggressively and successfully utilized both procedural […]

Tristan A. Mullis

Tristan A. Mullis provides labor and employment litigation services to clients in a wide range of industries.  Tristan’s practice focuses on the defense of claims involving workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations.  He has secured successful outcomes for clients at trial, mediation, and through dispositive motions.  Tristan also has substantial […]

Matthew C. Smith

Matthew C. Smith has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including trials, arbitrations, and mediations. Matt represents individuals and business clients on a wide variety of professional and business litigation matters. He has served as lead counsel or co-counsel in more than a dozen trials and arbitrations. Matt also handled several successful appeals […]