Kate Sablosky Elengold

Print This Page (PDF) Clinical Associate Professor


  • J.D., New York University Law School (2005)
  • B.A., American Culture (High Honors, High Distinction), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (2001)

Kate Sablosky Elengold is a clinical associate professor of 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 racialized sexual harassment in housing.

Professor Elengold’s scholarship has appeared in 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.” She has presented her work at American University Washington College of Law, Duke University School of Law, American Association of Law Schools Clinical Conference, and Clinical Law Review Writers' Workshop. During her time at American University, Professor Elengold co-convened the Mid-Atlantic Clinicians’ Writing Workshop.

Prior to joining the Carolina Law faculty, 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. She acted as lead counsel on several pattern or practice cases, including complex litigation resulting in a year-long federal district court bench trial. 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, where she was a Student Article Development Editor on the NYU Review of Law and Social Change, 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.

Selected Publications

Show All Publications

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106 | Accessibility

If you are seeing this, you are either using a non-graphical browser or Netscape 4.x (4.7, 4.8, etc.) and this page appears very plain. If you are using a 4.x version of Netscape, this site is fully functional but lacks styles and optimizations available in other browsers. For full functionality, please upgrade your browser to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox.