Sara D. Schotland
Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Harvard; J.D., Georgetown
Sara D. Schotland began teaching Law and Literature at GULC in spring 2009. She teaches seminars on Law and Literature and the Death...Continue Reading
Sara D. Schotland began teaching Law and Literature at GULC in spring 2009. She teaches seminars on Law and Literature and the Death Penalty and on Disability Studies in the Honors College of the University of Maryland. Mrs. Schotland has appeared at several professional conferences where she has presented papers on the teaching of law and literature, including the Annual Meetings of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies and of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Most recently she appeared at the January 2013 meeting of the Modern Language Association addressing the future of the Law and Literature movement. She has also authored several papers on law and literature including an article on teaching Law and Literature in Teaching Currents.
Professor Schotland is Senior Counsel in the Washington office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, a major international law firm. While an active partner at the Firm, Professor Schotland handled major litigation and regulatory assignments, in the field of product liability litigation, antitrust litigation, and energy regulation. She has argued cases in several U.S. federal circuit courts of appeal, federal district courts, state supreme courts and appeared before several federal agencies and commissions.
Prior to joining Cleary Gottlieb, Mrs. Schotland was a law clerk to the late Hon. Oscar Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Professor Schotland has previously taught Product Liability Law at George Washington University Law School.
Professor Schotland earned her B.A. degree in History and Literature from Harvard University where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law School and earned her masters degree in English literature at Georgetown and her PhD. in English literature from the University of Maryland.