Kerri N. Polizzi

Kerri N. Polizzi

Irvine, California

Kerri N. Polizzi is an Associate Attorney in our Irvine, California office. Her primary practice area is Employment Law.

Ms. Polizzi started with the firm as a law clerk in the Employment Law department. She primarily provided research and writing for both the Employment and Business departments and handled intake matters for the Employment Law department.

Ms. Polizzi earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2017 with an emphasis in Business Law.  In her first year at Chapman, Ms. Polizzi was awarded Rutan & Tucker Golden Quill Award for the best legal brief for the Defendant. Ms. Polizzi then served as an articles editor for the Chapman Law Review, where her note was selected for publication. Upon graduation, she was selected by the faculty as a recipient of the National Order of Scribes Outstanding Law Graduate Award, an honor awarded to graduating students who demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism and outstanding legal writing. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Polizzi earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from San Diego State University, with an emphasis in Management. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Polizzi was welcomed as a member of five national and international honor societies.  

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2017


  • Fowler School of Law, Chapman University, Orange, California
    • Juris Doctor magna cum laude - 2017
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California
    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude - 2013
    • Major: Business Administration – Management

Published Works

  • How Long Do We Keep Fryeing?: The Future of Expert Scientific Evidence in California, 20 Chap. L. Rev 393 (2017)

Honors and Awards

  • Rutan & Tucker Golden Quill Award
  • National Order of Scribes Outstanding Law Graduate Award
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Property I & II, Contracts I, Legal Research and Writing II, Freedom and Rights in Israel I & II, Jewish Law, and Family Protection Clinic: Immigration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Division