Kelli Winkle-Petterson is an associate in the Newport Beach office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. Ms. Winkle-Petterson’s practice focuses on employment litigation, toxic torts, and general civil liability.
Prior to law school, Ms. Winkle-Petterson attended the University of Arizona and is an avid Wildcat fan. Ms. Winkle-Petterson graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Public Administration with minors in Mathematics and Spanish in 2006. She attended the University of Arizona on an academic scholarship, appeared on the Eller School of Management’s Dean’s List on several occasions, and was a teacher’s assistant for two graduate level courses.
Ms. Winkle-Petterson obtained her Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law in 2009 with an emphasis in Tax Law. She obtained CALI awards from achieving the highest grade class for Federal Tax Research and Taxation of Business Organizations. While in law school, Ms. Winkle-Petterson competed in a Religious Freedom Moot Court Honor Board competition on behalf of her law school in Washington, D.C. Ms. Winkle-Petterson was also appointed Production Editor of the inaugural issue of the Chapman Journal of Criminal Justice after serving as Contributing Editor on the Nexus Journal of Opinion. During law school Ms. Winkle-Petterson also clerked for the Honorable Joseph T. Perez of the Orange County Superior Court and was a research assistant to Professor Lawrence E. Rosenthal on issues of governmental immunity.