Chris Sagers is James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law at Cleveland State University, where he began teaching in 2002. 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 Sullivan, Grimes & Sagers, 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.