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Cara Spencer

Cara Spencer


Washington, DC
T: +1 202 682 3564
F: +1 202 682 3580

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 2013
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    PhD, Philosophy, 1998
  • Columbia University
    BA, 1992

Bar Admission(s)

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Cara Spencer is an Associate in the Complex Commercial Litigation Department in the firm’s Washington, DC office. 

Cara received her JD from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as Topic Development Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. She also holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA in Philosophy from Columbia University.

Prior to joining the firm, Cara was a tenured professor at Howard University. Cara also served as law clerk to the Senior Judges of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. While in law school, Cara served as a law intern for EEOC Commissioner Chai R. Feldblum and for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice.


Prosecutorial Disclosure Timing: Does Brady Trump the Jencks Act? 26 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 997 (2013)