Assistant Professor of Law
Cary Martin received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2003 and her Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law in May 2006. During law school, Professor Martin was a Senior Editor for the Journal of International Law and Business and served as the Academic Chair for the Black Law Student's Association. She was also a board member and public speaker for the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and was a recipient of the Women's Bar Foundation Public Interest Scholarship. After law school, Professor Martin was an attorney in the Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives Group with Sidley Austin LLP from September 2006 to July 2010. As an associate with Sidley Austin, she advised and represented clients in regulatory and corporate matters involving hedge funds, commodity pools and derivatives trading. Prior to joining DePaulís faculty, Professor Martin was a William H. Hastie Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Her published work includes, Is Systemic Risk Prevention the New Paradigm? A Proposal to Expand Investor Protection Principles to the Hedge Fund Industry, which appeared in the St. Johnís Law Review, and Private Investment Companies in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Rethinking the Effectiveness of the Sophisticated Investor Exemption, which appeared in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.
BS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; JD, Northwestern University