|Education:||Bachelors, Dartmouth College|
J.D., University of Michigan Law School
Cathryn Caroline Fayard was a 2016 Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate for Louisiana.
Fayard was born in 1978. She received a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College in 2000 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor in 2005.
She served as a congressional page in high school, and interned in the White House under President Bill Clinton while a college undergraduate. Between college and law school, she worked for Goldman Sachs in New York, witnessing the second plane hitting the World Trade Center on 9/11. After law school, Fayard returned to Louisiana to work as a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Stanwood R. Duval Jr. and served as a teaching fellow at Loyola University Law School in New Orleans. She has been in private practice since 2010. In 2015, Fayard and her brother, Trey Fayard, launched GLO Airlines, a regional airline based in New Orleans, and serves as legal counsel for the airline.