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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Grant D. Waterkotte

Grant D. Waterkotte is a shareholder at Pettit Kohn, and is licensed in California and Arizona. A highly accomplished trial attorney, Grant has tried over 30 cases to verdict in Maricopa, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura and Kern Counties. The vast majority of these trials were before a jury, where Grant […]

Douglas A. Pettit

Douglas A. Pettit has extensive trial and litigation experience in the areas of civil litigation, business litigation, and professional liability. He has tried over 50 cases in California. His extraordinary record of favorable outcomes and exemplary client service has resulted in recognition by his peers over the years. He was inducted into the American Board […]