Sarah Bender focuses her practice on complex litigation matters and investigations. 

While in law school, Ms. Bender interned with the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice and successfully argued two cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals. She has presented her research on the use of artificial intelligence in election administration to international audiences, including the Council of Europe. Before law school, she served as a legislative aide to US Senator Doug Jones and drafted legislation related to health care, education, child welfare and other issues.


  • Sarah M.L. Bender, Algorithmic Elections, 121 MICH. L. REV. 489 (2022)
  • Sarah M.L. Bender & W. Nicholson Price III, Legal Aspects of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Practice, in ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 401 (Chayakrit Krittanawong ed., 2023). 


  • Education

    • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2023

      magna cum laude

      Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship Award; Craig Spangenberg Oral Advocacy Award; Paul R. Dimond Prize; Order of the Coif

      Notes Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform

    • BA, Public Policy, Duke University, 2016

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • French



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