Ms. Nguyen graduated at the top of her undergraduate class at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and then returned to UCI's top-tier law school where she earned her Juris Doctor degree. While attending UCI's law school, Amy participated in the law school's annual moot court competition, served as a member of the UCI Law Mock Trial Board, and was a Research Fellow for the first-year lawyering skills course. As a certified law student in UCI's Domestic Violence Clinic, Ms. Nguyen represented low-income abuse survivors in restraining order trials and immigration matters. She earned a Pro Bono Achievement award for her participation in various pro bono projects. During law school, Ms. Nguyen interned at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County's Senior Citizens Legal Advocacy Program and was a law clerk for Klein & Wilson. The firm hired Amy as a full time associate, right after she passed the bar.