Cary Berkeley Kaye


A.B., Harvard University
M. Phil., Trinity College, Cambridge
J.D., Yale University

Biographical Information: 

Cary Berkeley Kaye joined the University of Georgia School of Law in 2018 as a counselor-in-residence. She is involved in the important work of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic, which represents indigent parties with appeals before the U.S. Courts of Appeals and before federal administrative agencies such as the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Kaye has practiced civil litigation at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough and for the City of Baltimore Law Department, and has served as managing editor for the Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk. Previously, she served as a fellow in the Appellate Litigation Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center. She was a judicial clerk for Judge Diana Gribbon Motz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Senior Judge Joseph H. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. 

Kaye earned her bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Harvard University, her master’s degree from Trinity College in Cambridge, England, and her law degree from Yale University. While in law school she served as both a senior editor and an editor of the Yale Law Journal and was a Coker Fellow.

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina (active)
Maryland (active)
District of Columbia (inactive)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit