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Yoon-Woo Nam focuses his practice on labor & employment and commercial litigation. He represents employers in wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, OSHA, and whistleblower claims in state and federal court as well as before state and federal administrative agencies.


  • Employment litigation
  • Employment counseling
  • Commercial litigation



  • Obtained summary judgment in a breach of contract claim on behalf of an international agricultural equipment manufacturer in federal court.°
  • Obtained summary judgment in a product liability claim for an office equipment manufacturer based in Taiwan.°
  • Obtained a complete defense verdict at trial of a premises liability claim brought in state court, as second-chair attorney.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Nam prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Intern, California Office of Trade and Investment, México City, México, 2003

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation; Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2021-2022
  • Recognized, Sacramento Magazine, "Top Lawyer," Litigation Commercial, 2021
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Diversity Hiring & Retention Committee, 2012-Present
    • Program Chair, 2015-Present
  • Member, Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento, 2012-Present


  • J.D., with honors, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico, 2003
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • Korean, Conversational