• April 10, 2020

Peter M. Potente

Pete is the founder and CEO of POTENTE. He leads a team of attorneys and team members that serve businesses and investors globally. In leading this effort, Pete has worked with companies and investors from over 20 different countries that have sought to expand their financial and operational footprint into...

  • May 27, 2023

Swapna Vettiyil

Swapna is an Associate Attorney at POTENTE. She joined the POTENTE team in 2021 as a Law Clerk and has been a valuable asset to our legal team ever since. Swapna works on a wide array of legal issues and performs general counsel duties for many clients. She takes pride...

  • May 07, 2021

Parker Pilati

Parker has been a part of the Potente team since 2021 when she joined as a law clerk. Parker graduated from California Western School of Law in 2023, where she received the Justice Anthony Kennedy Academic Merit Scholarship. Parker is originally from Northern California but moved to sunny San Diego...

  • May 27, 2023

Ashley Willcox

Ashley just finished her first year of school at California Western School of Law. She is excited to learn and contribute to the team at POTENTE. Born and raised in San Diego, Ashley attended San Diego State University where she obtained her B.A. in Psychology.  She currently serves as the...

  • February 23, 2024

Sami Danly

Sami is the newest member of the POTENTE team, joining in 2024. As a law clerk, he is excited to learn about the fundamentals of actual practice and dive into the legal world. Born and raised in San Diego, Sami graduated from the Weber Honors College at San Diego State...

Christopher L. Walters Potente
  • June 03, 2020

Christopher L. Walters

Christopher is a lifelong California resident. He was born and raised in Orange County. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with undergraduate degrees in Integrative Biology and Religious Studies in 1996. He then obtained his law degree from the University of Southern California Law School in 1999, where...

Brenda Cartmill Potente
  • April 10, 2020

Brenda Cartmill

Brenda serves as the Business Manager at POTENTE. As the firm’s longest-serving employee, she brings several years of experience in business management and a core ideology that effectively employing business practices and providing excellent service are instrumental in providing the best client experience. Brenda is a native San Diegan who...

Meg Kubo Potente
  • March 12, 2020

Meg Kubo

Meg currently serves as a bilingual International Client Manager, supporting POTENTE's Japanese clients. Committed to helping clients who have a business in the US or are considering starting a business in the US, Meg incorporates years of dedicated experience in delivering unmatched support in areas including document translation, foreign correspondence,...

Lori Pauls Potente
  • April 10, 2020

Lori Pauls

Lori has been serving a diverse selection of industries for over 20 years. As Controller, she tackles common accounting challenges and implements best practices and procedures to help promote steady sustainable growth at POTENTE. She customizes a plan and creates a roadmap to allow for simplicity, focus, and balance in...