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About Joanna K Sax

Professor Sax joined the California Western faculty in 2009. She earned a law degree from University of Pennsylvania. After law school, Professor Sax was an associate in the San Francisco office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where she litigated a wide variety of cases in state and federal court. Prior to law school, Professor Sax received a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Professor Sax's research combines her scientific background and legal education to focus on issues in biomedical policy and the life sciences.


Present Co-Director, Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law
Present Associate Professor of Law, California Western School of Law
Present Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, California Western School of Law


Research Interests


  • Contracts
  • Law, Science & Medicine
  • Trusts & Estates

Contact Information

Phone: 619-515-1555


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