Speaker Profile

Jack P. Sahl
Professor / University of Akron Law School

John (Jack) P. Sahl is the Inaugural Joseph G. Miller Professor of Law and the director of the Miller-Becker Center for Professional Responsibility at the University of Akron School of Law, where he regularly teaches professional responsibility, evidence and sports law. He also teaches a film and legal ethics seminar; a U.S. legal system course to international lawyers and students each summer at Yale University; and a contracts and commercial law seminar at the CEIDA Institute in Rome, Italy. Professor Sahl has authored numerous articles and book chapters concerning professional responsibility, as well as co-authoring three textbooks: Evidence Problems and Materials, Sports Law: Cases and Materials and Professional Responsibility in Focus. Professor Sahl is a frequent international and national speaker concerning professional responsibility and he has served as a national consultant and expert witness in the field. He clerked for Chief Judge William Holloway Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and was senior counsel to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Jack also worked in the music industry and has counseled a variety of persons in the entertainment and sports industries.