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Clinical Professor of Law


Kate Sablosky Elengold is a clinical associate professor of law at Carolina Law and director of the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic. Her research interests lie at the intersection of race, gender, and poverty. Her most recent scholarship focuses on issues related to student debt and economic inequality.

Professor Elengold’s scholarship has appeared in the Boston University Law Review, the North Carolina Law Review, the Denver Law Review and the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. She received the Emerging Scholar award from the Denver Law Review for her piece entitled “Branding Identity.”

Prior to joining the Carolina Law faculty in 2014, Professor Elengold was a practitioner-in-residence at American University Washington College of Law, where she taught the Women and the Law Clinic and Legal Ethics. Before transitioning to academia, Professor Elengold was a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. While at DOJ, Professor Elengold litigated cases under the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Housing and Community Development Act. Before joining the Department of Justice, Professor Elengold clerked in the Northern District of Illinois for the Honorable James B. Moran. She graduated from New York University School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Professor Elengold was also a Leland-Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center.