Associate Professor of Law
Sadie Blanchard teaches and writes about contracts and international business law. Her research examines how legal institutions interact with social forces to shape behavior, especially in markets. Before coming to Notre Dame 2018, she was the Fellow in Private Law at Yale Law School, a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute on International Procedural Law in Luxembourg, and a law clerk to The Hon. Charles N. Brower of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, in his capacity as an independent arbitrator in foreign direct investment disputes. She also practiced law in Paris in the international arbitration group of King & Spalding.
Blanchard earned a B.A. in economics summa cum laude from Louisiana State University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.