COSTA MESA, California, October 10, 2013 – Caroline R. Djang, a senior associate with Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service law firm headquartered in Orange County, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum for a three-year term. She is also holding the office of the organization’s secretary.
The purpose of the Forum is to provide educational support and networking opportunities between members and a structure for communication between the bench and bar, resulting in better services provided to the general public in the bankruptcy field.
Djang is a member of the firm’s Corporate Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group and its Business Litigation Department. Her practice includes the representation of debtors, secured lenders, chapter 11 trustees, landlords and other creditors in bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings.
Prior to joining Rutan & Tucker, she was a judicial law clerk at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for seven years, clerking for U.S. Bankruptcy Judges Ellen Carroll, Vincent P. Zurzolo, Sheri Bluebond and Richard M. Neiter. Most recently, she was honored as a Rising Star by the Southern California Super Lawyers publication for 2011 and 2012.
Djang received her law degree from Loyola Law School in 2001. She was the senior production editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996, where she was the president of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and a member of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and the Order of Omega Greek Honor Society.