McGeorge School of Law

Cathy Christian

Retired Partner, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni
Cathy Christian

BA, University of California, Berkeley
JD, Golden Gate University School of Law


Cathy Christian has practiced law for more than 40 years and recently retired as a partner with Nielsen Merksamer in Sacramento. She has had a varied practice, including public service and government law, labor law, appellate law, and legislative advocacy. Her law degree is from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and she has a BA from UC Berkeley.