Richard Saver

UNC School of Law/UNC School of Medicine

Richard S. Saver serves as the Arch T. Allen Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC School of Law. He is also Professor (secondary appointment) in the Department of Social Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of health policy and management in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

He has authored scholarship in law reviews, medical journals, book chapters, and other interdisciplinary publications. His co-authored book, HEALTH LAW AND BIOETHICS: CASES IN CONTEXT, a behind-the-scenes look at the leading cases in the annals of health law, was published by Aspen Publishers. Saver received the UNC School of Law’s Chadbourn Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Robert G. Byrd for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching.

Saver received his B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard University in History and Science (Biology) and his J.D. with distinction from Stanford Law School. He was a member of the Stanford Law Review. After law school, he clerked for Judge Eugene Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Saver practiced in the health law department of McDermott, Will, & Emery in Washington, D.C. He then served as Associate General Counsel for the University of Chicago Medical Center.