Cary Wahlheim

University Counsel and General Counsel


Cary Wahlheim joined the Office of Counsel as University Counsel in 2008 and took on additional duties as General Counsel for the UAB Health System in 2014. As University Counsel and General Counsel, Cary provides legal assistance to the UAB Health System and related entities in the areas of health care regulation and licensure, contract negotiations, faculty and student matters, disability law, and general litigation. Prior to joining the Office of Counsel, she was in private practice. Cary is active in the community through volunteer service to her church, children’s schools and various professional and charitable organizations.

Cary earned her B.A. from Rhodes College and her J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.