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Sarah Dadush

Sarah Dadush


Sarah Dadush is a Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School and the founding Director of the Responsible Contracting Project (RCP).

As a leading member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Working Group to Draft Human Rights Protections in International Supply Contracts, she co-authored the 2021 report, “Balancing Buyer and Supplier Responsibilities: Model Contract Clauses to Protect Workers in International Supply Chains, Version 2.0,” which contains the initial responsible contracting toolkit. She is also a member of the European Model Contract Clauses for Responsible and Sustainable Supply Chains Working Group, which is drafting model clauses for companies operating against the evolving backdrop of European human rights and environmental due diligence legislation.

Additionally, she is Co-Chair of the Legislative Developments sub-committee of the NYC Bar Association’s Business & Human Rights Committee and Co-Chair of the Responsible Investor Model Clauses (RIMC) sub-committee of the ABA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. In 2023, she joined the Advisory Board of Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute.

Before joining the Rutgers faculty in 2013, Professor Dadush was Legal Counsel for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Rome. Prior to that, she was a Fellow at NYU Law School’s Institute for International Law and Justice and an associate attorney at the global law firm, Allen & Overy. She received her J.D. and LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law in 2004.

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