Sara del Nido Budish

Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
Clinical Instructor, Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

Sara served as the HNMCP Clinical Fellow from 2014-2016 before being hired as the newest member of the HNMCP Clinical Instruction team and a Lecturer on Law for the Negotiation Workshop. During her tenure as Clinical Fellow, Sara supervised several ADR student groups and worked on many special projects with the Director, including our new podcast, The Listening Room.

During her law school career, Sara was a student in HNMCP. She and her teammate created and delivered a series of customized trainings to a group of healthcare providers with a focus on communication and difficult conversations. Sara was deeply involved in the ADR community throughout law school, serving as Advanced Training Director for the Harvard Mediation Program; research assistant to Professor Robert Bordone; and Online Executive Editor for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review. Prior to law school, she was a Research Associate in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School, where she wrote case studies and helped design and build a curriculum around negotiation and incentive systems in the context of organizational behavior and management.

Sara was a summer associate at Bingham McCutchen LLP and has interned with the Hon. Denise Jefferson Casper in the U.S. District Court, D. Mass., and at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development in their Office of Litigation. She has published original course materials through Harvard Business School Publishing and Harvard Law School Case Studies.

Sara is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Dartmouth College.