Chris Sagers

James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law at Cleveland State University

Chris Sagers is James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law at Cleveland State University. He teaches courses in Antitrust, Banking Regulation, Business Organizations, Law & Economics, Administrative Law, and a seminar concerning the theory of the firm. His scholarship focuses on antitrust, economic regulation, legal philosophy and history, and he is junior author of forthcoming editions of Sullivan & Grimes’ The Law of Antitrust: An Integrated Handbook, from West publishing. He has given testimony on these matters before the U.S. Congress and the Antitrust Modernization Commission and is a frequent panelist and lecturer. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a Senior Fellow and Advisory Board member of the American Antitrust Institute, a leadership member of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association, and a member of the American Law & Economics Association and the Law & Society Association.

A graduate of the University of Michigan Schools of Law and Public Policy, Professor Sagers began his career with four years of private practice in Washington, D.C., first at Arnold & Porter and then at Shea & Gardner. Hailing originally from the peaceful obscurity of small-town Iowa, Professor Sagers lives with his wife, two sons, a dog, and a lot of woodworking machinery in the nicest little town in America, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.