Our Team

Laura Portillo

Laura is licensed to practice in California, New York, and Nevada. Laura earned her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree in history. She also holds a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine. Laura is a Veteran, having served in the United States Army and Army Reserve. When she was Honorably Discharged, she held the rank of Captain.

Laura studied European Community Law while a resident in London, U.K. She has facilitated international business and real estate matters. Laura’s practice focuses on complex civil and corporate litigation in state and federal courts across the country. With the assistance of local counsel as necessary, Laura has achieved great results for clients in California, New York, Delaware, Nevada, and Texas, among others.

In addition to her complex practice, Laura has dedicated pro bono efforts in the local community. Laura excels at devising a strategy for tackling complex cases and working with a team to implement solutions for her clients. When she’s not at work, Laura enjoys going to concerts, hunting for sea glass, cheering on the UCLA Football team, and exploring Alaska.

Kevin Ronk

Kevin is licensed to practice in all of the State Courts, Federal District Courts, and Federal Bankruptcy Courts in California. Kevin holds a law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law as well as an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. Kevin’s undergraduate degree is in economics. Kevin also holds a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology Law from the Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law at Pepperdine. Kevin focuses his practice on commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Before he became an attorney, Kevin worked as a business analyst.

Kevin’s extensive experience in economics and finance allow him to efficiently and comprehensively analyze business documents. He focuses on providing legal advice and representation to small companies. Kevin has achieved excellent recoveries for various small businesses.

In addition to representing companies in California courts, Kevin has experience providing business advice across the country in various industries, including retail, healthcare, and oil & gas. In the office, Kevin’s attention to detail allows him to find avenues to recovery that are not immediately obvious in order to maximize client return. When not practicing law, Kevin enjoys trail running and participating in Spartan races and other endurance events.

Kelsi Hunt

Kelsi is licensed to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. She earned her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree in sociology. Since her graduation from law school, Kelsi has focused her practice on representing creditors in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. While in law school, Kelsi worked in the office of a Chapter 13 Trustee and held internships at creditors’ rights firms, gaining exposure to both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy matters.

From filing a proof of claim to litigating complex debtor-insider issues, Kelsi has vigorously advocated for payment to creditors at every step of a bankruptcy case. Kelsi has experience in bankruptcy courts across the country and prides herself on achieving great results for her clients.

In addition to advocating for creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, Kelsi has provided key litigation support in state-court matters, including animal rights, personal injury, wrongful death, and breach of contract cases. Kelsi’s favorite aspect of the practice of law is finding answers for even the most complex problems. In her spare time, Kelsi enjoys hiking, playing the piano, and spoiling her two St. Bernards.

Tyler Scott

Tyler earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy from the University of Oklahoma in 2011. Since graduating, Tyler has worked in several fields that have allowed him to develop skills in client relations. He excels at complex problem solving and prides himself on finding efficient solutions. Tyler has worked as a paralegal for PRLT since 2020. When he is not at work, Tyler can be found experimenting with new software programs or reading a good book.

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