Ana T.  Portillo

Biography

Ana Portillo is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice primarily on toxic tort and product liability litigation. Additionally, her extensive experience also includes premises liability, general liability, and construction defect. Ana has represented her clients in all aspects of the litigation process from pre-case filing advisement through trial with over 17 years of experience handling asbestos cases. Ana has served as client manager for several asbestos clients with over 100-case dockets in California developing strategic plans for successfully managing the litigation. Ana has also represented clients in a variety of industries including landscaping, construction products, contractors, equipment and automobile products. She was a member of the trial team who obtained a defense verdict in Los Angeles, CA on behalf of an international tree landscaping company in a living mesothelioma case with a 27 year-old plaintiff whose father also had mesothelioma.

Services

Education

  • Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law  (J.D., 1999)
  • University of California, Berkeley  (B.A., 1994)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Professional Affiliations

  • Ladder Down Women Leadership Program 2018
  • DRI
    • Diversity Committee
    • DRI for Life Committee
  • State Bar of California

Trials

  • Norman Estes v. The Okonite Company, Superior Court of California, County of Solano
  • Frank Rondon and Renee Rondon v. Anderson Auto Supply Houses, et al., Superior Court of California, Alameda County
  • Fernando and Yadira Jauregui v. Calaveras Asbestos Ltd., Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles

Presentations

  • "Cardno ChemRisk: Emerging Issues in Asbestos Science and Practical Applications in Litigation," San Francisco, California (September 27, 2015)