Sudha Setty is a Professor of Law and the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Intellectual Life at Western New England University School of Law. She specializes in the areas of comparative law and national security. Her scholarly publications address secrecy, separation of powers and rule of law issues in the comparative constitutional context. Her most recent scholarly work is available on SSRN.
Prior to joining the faculty of Western New England in 2006, Professor Setty was a litigator with the New York firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she focused on antitrust and securities regulation matters. She served as defense counsel in civil, regulatory, and criminal matters involving national security issues, including terrorism financing investigations and lawsuits, and apro bono matter challenging sentencing guidelines for those convicted of terrorist acts. Her pro bono practice also included litigating federal civil rights cases and the mentoring of New York City high school students. Professor Setty graduated as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia Law School and received her A.B. in History (concentration in comparative civil rights) with honors from Stanford University.