Hillary Sale

Public Governor

Walter D. Coles Professor of Law and Professor of Management, Washington University in St. Louis

Governor Since 2016

Committees: Management Compensation Committee, Nominating & Governance Committee, Regulatory Policy Committee, Regulatory Operations Oversight Committee

Professional Experience

  • Walter D. Coles Professor of Law and Professor of Management, Washington University in St. Louis (2009 – present)
  • Visiting Professor, Georgetown Law (Fall 2017)
  • Sullivan & Cromwell Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School (Spring 2017)
  • University of Iowa – College of Law
    • F. Arnold Daum Chair in Corporate Finance and Law (2006 – 2009)
    • F. Arnold Daum Corporate Scholar (2003 – 2006)
    • Professor (2001)
    • Associate Professor (1997 – 2000)
  • Associate, WilmerHale LLP (formerly Hale and Dorr LLP) (1994 – 1997)
  • Law Clerk for The Honorable Richard S. Arnold, Chief Judge – United States Courts of Appeal, Eight Circuit (1993 – 1994)
  • Chief of Staff (acting), Director of Operations, and Legislative Director for Lieutenant Governor, Evelyn F. Murphy, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1988 – 1990)
  • Legislative Director, Fiscal Analyst, Massachusetts Municipal Association (1985 – 1988)
  • Staff Economist, Massachusetts Special Commission on Tax Reform (1984 – 1985)

Current Board Service and Affiliations

  • Board Member, Advisory Board, DirectWomen
  • Chair, DirectWomen Board Institute
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Member, ABA Corporate Laws Committee

Education

  • B.A. and M.A., Boston University
  • J.D., Harvard University