Sarah Haan

Class of 1958 Uncas and Anne McThenia Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Sarah C. Haan joined the faculty of Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2017. Haan writes on the intersection of corporate law and democracy, on subjects such as corporate governance, corporate political speech and disclosure. Her scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Northwestern University Law Review and other leading journals, and has been featured in Jotwell, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and the CLS Blue Sky Blog. In 2018, Haan was awarded the Lewis Prize for excellence in legal scholarship.

Haan received a B.A. in history from Yale University and a law degree from Columbia Law School, where she was an articles editor of the Columbia Law Review. Prior to joining legal academia, Haan worked in the litigation department at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, and as a Teach For America teacher in Compton, California. Haan is admitted to the bar of New York, to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.