Ani B. Satz is a professor of law at Emory University School of Law. She is a regulatory health lawyer and philosopher who teaches torts, health law, disability law, animal law, genetics and the law, law and vulnerability, and business ethics. Her research focuses on the legal response to vulnerability and governmental obligations to those who are vulnerable. Professor Satz's most recent scholarship addresses from a law and ethics perspective access to health care, disability discrimination, and the well-being of nonhuman animals. Her work has appeared in books, peer-reviewed journals, and law reviews. Professor Satz's scholarship is published in journals including the Michigan Law Review; Washington & Lee Law Review; Emory Law Journal; Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics; and Washington Law Review.
Professor Satz was a Fulbright Postgraduate Research Scholar at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Tulsa. She holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Monash University, which she completed while a fellow at Princeton University. Before coming to Emory, Professor Satz lectured at Yale University in the Philosophy Department and the Ethics, Politics and Economics Program, as well as at Monash University Medical School. She also clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
In addition to her Law School appointment, Professor Satz holds a faculty appointment at the Rollins School of Public Health, is a Senior Faculty Fellow at the Center for Ethics, and is an Affiliated Professor at the Goizueta Business School.
Professor Satz is Chair of the Section on Animal Law and served as 2014 Chair of the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care and 2009 Chair of the Section on Disability Law of the Association of American Law Schools. She was a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center in the fall of 2010.