Sarah Wetzstein

Lecturer in Law

  • B.S. Cornell University, 1998
  • J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2001

Sarah Wetzstein teaches Pretrial Civil Litigation, Mediation, and Introduction to Legal Analysis at UCLA School of Law. She has also taught Legal Research and Writing. Prior to joining UCLA, she was an attorney at Hope4Families, a special education law firm, where she represented special needs students from low-income families in connection with their educational rights. She spent the first eight years of her career as a litigator at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP.

Professor Wetzstein earned her B.S. from Cornell University, and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she served as a senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Professor Wetzstein serves on the board of directors of Present Now, a nonprofit organization that supports children impacted by domestic violence.