Sarath Sanga

Professor of Law and Co-Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

J.D., Yale Law School, 2014

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2011

B.A., University of Michigan, 2006

Courses Taught
  • Corporate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Arbitration
  • Law and Economics
Sarath Sanga

Sarath Sanga is a Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School. Before his appointment at Yale, he was a Professor of Law at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and held a secondary appointment as Associate Professor in the Strategy Department, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. For the 2022–2023 academic year, Sanga was the William Nelson Cromwell Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He has also held visiting professorships at Stanford Law School, the University of Chicago Law School, the UC Berkeley School of Law, and Columbia Law School.

His research focuses on corporate law and contract theory. His work has appeared in leading journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Law & Economics, and Science. Sanga also co-founded SCALES, an interdisciplinary collaboration that includes legal scholars, computer scientists, journalists, and policy experts. SCALES seeks to build an AI-powered data platform that enables the public to access, understand, and analyze federal court records.

Sanga holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan, a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.