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Our Team:

Local Presence,

National Strength

We have strategic relationships with attorneys in all major jurisdictions as well as a nationwide network of legal defense specialists to provide support as well as corporate, technical, medical, regulatory and other experts from a wide array of fields including forensic accountants, environmental specialists, finance and valuation professionals, health care professionals, industrial hygienists, regulatory experts, toxicologists and others.

OUR job is to win.

At every turn, we identify the right questions, find the right answers and achieve the right outcome. Our job is to win.

Founding Member,
Lead Trial Lawyer

John Patrick Petrullo, Esq.

John Petrullo is a corporate attorney and national trial lawyer who has tried 89 jury trials throughout California and in other jurisdictions, including Baltimore, Boston, Madison, New York City, Philadelphia and Seattle…

Associate Trial Attorney

Brandon Howard, Esq.

Brandon is an associate litigator and trial lawyer focusing on the defense of product liability, professional and personal injury claims…

Senior Corporate Paralegal,
Trial Team Coordinator

Nancy Howard

Nancy Howard is a senior paralegal with many years of trial experience in various practice areas within the state of California…

Office Administrator

Allison Gridley

Allison is a legal and medical research assistant who is currently a student at UC-Irvine where she is majoring in Computer Science. Allison has been a part of Petrullo since she was in high school.

Managing Shareholder,
Co-Chair of the Litigation Dept.

Kailin Ho, Esq.

Kailin Ho is the Managing Shareholder and Trial Lawyer at Petrullo. She works closely with John Petrullo in medical, healthcare and business litigation matters with emphasis in the areas of skilled nursing home liability, elder abuse, fraud and abuse, consumer actions and corporate litigation…

Of Counsel

Susan McDermott-Mercer, Esq.

With over 15 years of experience in managing cases for Fortune 500 companies, national corporations and small businesses, Sue has a well-earned reputation as an effective negotiator on employer/employee disputes, especially those involving union and guild disagreements…

Corporate Litigation Paralegal

Caroline Kelly

Caroline holds over one decade of trial experience, primarily in employment and business law, and currently, medical malpractice and elder abuse. She graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

File Clerk

Bella Gridley

Bella is currently an honor student at El Camino College and is working on transferring to a four-year university. She is striving her way towards a psychology degree.

Senior Associate,
Trial Attorney

Ronald Gari, Esq.

Ron is a senior corporate defense associate with extensive experience in legal research, defending personal injury claims and business disputes involving claims of corporate medical practices, corporate malfeasance and governance…

Senior Associate,
Trial Attorney

Garr Davidson

Mr. Davidson’s area of practice is elder abuse/neglect, medical malpractice, and general business litigation…

Law Clerk

Daniel Seco

Daniel Seco is a law clerk who is currently a student in the UCLA Extension Paralegal Certification program. Dan joins Petrullo after working in the entertainment industry for the past decade.

Petrullo, APC

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222 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 1690
El Segundo, CA 90245

T: (213) 627-0400
F: (213) 627-0402