Catherine Bryant’s interest in law sparked during a high school career day legal panel. Her desire to become an attorney solidified while auditing several undergraduate paralegal courses.

During law school, Catherine served as Business Editor of the Elon Law Review. She was also a student attorney at the Elon Law Small Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic. Her law school accolades include strongest comprehensive performance award in Legal Method & Communication II, Dean’s Scholar, and Leadership Fellow.

Before joining Hedrick Gardner, Catherine completed a clerkship at the North Carolina Court of Appeals for the Honorable Chris Dillon and Christopher Brook. She also completed internships under the Honorable John M. Tyson and Donna Stroud of the North Carolina Court of Appeals and under the Honorable James L. Gale of the North Carolina Business Court.

A former member of Meredith’s varsity tennis team, Catherine continues to play tennis in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, participating in book clubs and bible studies, exploring new restaurants, and attending sporting events.

Experience and Involvement


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Young Alumnae Council, Saint Mary’s School—Raleigh, NC


Elon Law:

  • Strongest Comprehensive Performance Award – Legal Method & Communication II
  • Dean’s Scholar
  • Leadership Fellow
  • Academic Dean’s Fellow
  • Moot Court Board Member
  • Teaching Assistant for Torts
  • Regent National Moot Court Competition Competitor Fall 2018