Sam Straus

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Sam Straus

Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Sam Straus is a Lecturer on Law at the Harvard Law School and Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he teaches the Negotiation Workshop and Fugitive Negotiation: Negotiating Power, Space, and Purpose with/in Institutions.

Sam consults organizations across industries seeking to improve communication, build more accountable relationships, and navigate conflict effectively. He specializes in helping intact teams navigate complex group dynamics and coaching leaders on driving organizational change. His clients have included financial consultants and investment firms, school administrations and associations, governmental organizations, philanthropic foundations, and family businesses. He has also served as a coach for PON’s executive education offerings.

Sam holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.S. in Management Science from the University of California San Diego.


B.S., University of California San Diego

J.D., Harvard Law School

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