Caroline K. Nam is an Associate in the Business Litigation and Employment Litigation Practice Group at Ferruzzo & Ferruzzo, LLP. After graduating from Biola University, magna cum laude, Caroline began her sports career in sales with the Anaheim Ducks. Shortly after, she became one of the first hires for the front office of the Los Angeles Rams upon its relocation to Los Angeles. After the team’s Super Bowl run in 2019, she decided to pursue a lifelong goal of becoming an attorney and received her Juris Doctor degree from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, with an emphasis in Entertainment Law.
During law school, Caroline served as the Executive Submissions and Online Editor for the Chapman Law Review, was a member of Chapman Law’s Moot Court Board, and received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Torts II. In 2021, Caroline placed as a regional finalist in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition where she addressed constitutional issues related to Equal Protection and partisan gerrymandering.
She further gained unique experiences in a variety of litigation matters, including in the areas of international law, employment law, and sports law. While in law school, Caroline served as the judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Rwanda, where she was able to assist the judiciary in policy recommendations for the country’s criminal justice system. She also served as a research assistant to Chapman’s Executive Vice President and Parker S. Kennedy Professor of Law, Matthew Parlow, on his legal scholarship, “Racial Protest and Racial Progress in Professional Sports,” now published in the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice, Vol. 31:2.
As a First-Generation Scholar, Caroline spent much of her time mentoring other first-generation students in navigating the challenges of law school and the legal field. In recognition of her work, community involvement, and academic achievement, she received the Joann Leatherby Leadership Award for Women in the Law upon graduation.
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys attending sporting events, traveling, going to museums, and hiking with her friends.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Orange County Bar Association
California Lawyers Association