Faculty Profiles - Adjunct Professors

Sarah   Carlson

Sarah Carlson

Sarah Carlson is a career advisor and adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law. In addition to advising individual students, Carlson created and teaches Professional Narrative, the Career Center’s first for-credit professional development course. She is also certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and runs Project Know Thyself, which is designed to help students identify their unique professional strengths, interests, and values as they move forward with their career searches. Carlson also serves as advisor to several student-run practice societies and, each summer, teaches in the Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program. Prior to joining Emory Law’s Career Center, Carlson clerked for the Honorable Julie E. Carnes in the Northern District of Georgia, and she practiced commercial litigation at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Freidman LLP in New York City. She received her BA from the University of Arizona, summa cum laude, and her JD from Harvard Law School, cum laude.