Catherine E. Taylor

Catherine Taylor is an associate (pending bar admission) in Berger Kahn’s South Orange County office. Catherine focuses on labor and employment, and insurance coverage.

Catherine attended Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange as a merit scholar and graduated in May 2022 in the top 10% of her class. At Chapman, Catherine received CALI Awards for the highest-class grade in Copyright Law & Practice, Evidence, Federal Income Tax, and Practice Foundations Transactions. She also worked as an academic fellow for Contracts I & II.

Prior to her time in law school, Catherine graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Fullerton, with a B.S. in Biochemistry in 2018. She continued to obtain a master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, in 2019.

Catherine’s experience includes graduate research and teaching at UCI while acquiring her master’s degree. Soon after, Catherine dove into law, serving as a law clerk in the Felony Panel, Homicide, and Gang/TARGET units at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in 2020.

When she manages to take a break from professional life, Catherine stays active and enjoys indoor cycling, yoga, and baking.

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D.), 2022
  • Cum Laude
  • Merit scholar
  • Academic Fellow: Contracts I & II (Fall 2020 – Spring 2021)
University of California, Irvine (Masters, Chemistry), 2019
California State University, Fullerton (B.S. Biochemistry), 2018
  • summa cum laude
  • Louis Stoke Alliance for Minority Participation: Research Scholar
Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Certified Law Clerk, Felony Panel unit, Homicide Unit, Gang/TARGET Unit University of California, Irvine, Graduate Research Assistant & Graduate Teaching Assistant in Organic Chemistry
Orange County Bar Association
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Merit Scholarship CALI Awards (Highest Class Grade), Copyright Law & Practice, Evidence, Federal Income Tax, and Practice Foundations Transactions