Kaya C. Massey

Kaya C. Massey,  is an Associate Attorney at Jeffrey/Fenneman Law + Strategy, PLLC.

Kaya earned her J.D. cum laude from Tulane University Law School in 2018 with a concentration in maritime law. In 2020, she graduated top of her class with her Masters in Laws (LL.M.) from American University Washington College of Law. Previously, Kaya graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor’s of Political Science in 2014. 

Kaya began her career in the Paris office of the firm Hogan Lovells, focusing on shipping contracts and compliance. She then began working for the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in the Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services. She also clerked in the Eastern District of Louisiana for Judge Carl Barbier before transitioning back to private practice. 

Kaya has substantive knowledge of admiralty practice as well as extensive experience litigating before administrative courts. She is creative, dedicated, determined, and passionate about modern developments in international shipping and trade. 

ADMISSIONS:  District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia

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Tel. +1 202-904-2301