Attorney Caroline K. Nam

Caroline K. Nam

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Professional Experience

Caroline Nam litigates a wide variety of disputed matters in all aspects of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, PAGA representative actions and class actions. Caroline’s practice focuses on defending employers in a variety of employment litigation matters. Her past litigation experience covers a wide array of business litigation issues, including harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims against public entities, business contract, construction defect, and post-collection disputes.

Community

Caroline resides in Corona del Mar and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

Education

Caroline graduated from Chapman University Fowler School of Law and participated in many moot court competitions, including the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition where was a regional finalist. During law school, Caroline served as the Executive Submissions & Online Editor on the Chapman Law Review and as a research assistant to Matthew Parlow, Chapman’s Executive Vice President and Parker S. Kennedy Professor of Law.

Caroline’s proudest accomplishment in law school was being able to partner with the Pepperdine’s Sudreau Global Justice Institute where she researched and submitted a policy recommendation on integrating plea bargaining into Uganda’s criminal justice system, which was then shared with the judiciaries of Rwanda and Ghana. As a result of this successful partnership, Caroline was asked to clerk for the Supreme Court of Rwanda where she assisted in providing policy recommendations for anticorruption methods in public and private sectors, constitutional rights of defendants in criminal cases, and the extradition of suspects sought for crimes against humanity.

Caroline earned her J.D. from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law, where she was a First Generation Scholar, Joann Leatherby Leadership Award for Women in the Law, CALI Excellence for the Future Award (Torts II), and Recognition of Excellence in Appellate Advocacy. She earned her B.A., magna cum laude, in Theological Studies from Biola University, where she was a Korean Scholar and a Biola University Award Recipient.

Caroline is admitted to practice in California and in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Personal

As a Los Angeles native, Caroline grew up watching the Los Angeles Lakers and originally planned to pursue a sports career in her home city. She worked in the front office for the Los Angeles Rams upon the team’s relocation to Los Angeles and attended two Super Bowls with the team. Caroline enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, exploring museums, and attending film festivals with her fiancé.