Sara Benson

Sara Benson

Copyright Librarian and Assistant Professor

University of Illinois Library

Sara Benson is the Copyright Librarian and an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Library. She worked as a Lecturer at the University of Illinois College of Law for 10 years prior to her current appointment. She has also worked in the area of domestic violence and the law at the Texas Advocacy Project in Austin, Texas and as a commercial litigation associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Dallas, Texas.


  • LL.M., University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law 2005
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2001
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1997