Catherine Chukwueke

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Catherine (“Cathy”) Chukwueke is the Managing Attorney of the Law Office of Catherine Chukwueke, a law firm that is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support and counsel in employment-related matters. With a strong commitment to justice, Ms. Chukwueke focuses on advising and counseling employers on a wide range of employment issues. As a member of the Society for Human Resource Management ("SHRM") with a specialized credential in Workplace Investigations, she brings extensive knowledge and valuable insights to her clients. Her affiliation with SHRM underscores her dedication to staying abreast of the latest practices and trends in the field of workplace investigations. Drawing from her experience as a defense attorney, she offers a unique perspective in approaching her cases and delivering effective legal solutions.

As an experienced attorney, Ms. Chukwueke brings a wealth of expertise to her practice, having successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a diverse range of legal cases. While her trial experience extends beyond employment-related matters, her skilled advocacy demonstrates versatility in advocating for the rights of individuals and businesses alike. This breadth of experience has afforded her a comprehensive understanding of the complexities involved in employment matters. Moreover, Ms. Chukwueke provides valuable advice and counsel to employers, guiding them through the intricacies of employment law and ensuring compliance.

With a genuine passion for her work, Ms. Chukwueke finds fulfillment in providing valuable advice and counsel to clients, assisting them in navigating the complexities of California employment law. She excels in offering strategic guidance to employers, ensuring they make informed decisions and comply with legal requirements. Additionally, Ms. Chukwueke's specialized training equips her to conduct thorough workplace investigations, leveraging her sharp analytical abilities to uncover critical facts and ensure fair and compliant practices. Recognizing the potential emotional and financial toll of litigation, Ms. Chukwueke prioritizes the establishment of comfort and trust, ensuring her clients feel supported throughout the process. With a firm belief in proactive measures, her primary goal is to mitigate damages to companies and help them avoid costly litigation. By combining her expertise, empathy, and strong communication skills, Ms. Chukwueke offers a client-centered approach aimed at minimizing risks and fostering positive outcomes.

Ms. Chukwueke was born and raised in Orange County, California. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology, with a minor in African American studies, from the University of California, Irvine. She earned her Juris Doctorate and certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law.

Outside of her work, Ms. Chukwueke values spending time with her family. In her free time, she practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu and she is also a fan of stand-up comedy.


  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Juris Doctorate 
  • University of California, Irvine - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Sociology; Minor in African American Studies 

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Professional Memberships

  • California Lawyers Association 
  • Orange County Bar Association 
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

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