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Elyn Saks

Elyn Saks

Keynote Speaker: Author of "The Center Cannot Hold;" Associate Dean of Law, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences at USC Law

Elyn Saks Biography

Elyn R. Saks is Orrin B. Evans Distinguished Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law; Founder and Faculty Director of the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine; and Faculty at the New Center for Psychoanalysis. Professor Saks received her J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. in Psychoanalytic Science from the New Center for Psychoanalysis. She was also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LL.D., Hon.) from Pepperdine University and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D., Hon.) from William James College.

Saks writes extensively in the area of law and mental health, having published five books and more than fifty articles and book chapters. Her memoir, The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness, describes her struggles with schizophrenia and her managing to craft a good life for herself in the face of a dire prognosis. She has won numerous honors, including a 2009 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship (the so-called “Genius Grant”).

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Elyn Saks Videos

BU Law Pike Lecture featuring Elyn Saks, USC Gould School of Law
The Center Cannot Hold: My Life as a Patient and a Legal Professional
Elyn Saks - Being Public - Saks Institute Spring 2019 Symposium

How to book Elyn Saks?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Elyn Saks for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Elyn Saks, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Elyn Saks or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Elyn Saks?

Booking fees for Elyn Saks, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Elyn Saks, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Elyn Saks?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Elyn Saks for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elyn Saks for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Elyn Saks or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Elyn Saks or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Elyn Saks is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, Sports Motivation and Health. The estimated speaking fee range to book Elyn Saks for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Elyn Saks generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Allison Massari, James Garbarino and Cynthia Germanotta. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elyn Saks for an upcoming event.

Elyn Saks Videos

BU Law Pike Lecture featuring Elyn Saks, USC Gould School of Law
The Center Cannot Hold: My Life as a Patient and a Legal Professional
Elyn Saks - Being Public - Saks Institute Spring 2019 Symposium
A tale of mental illness | Elyn Saks

How to book Elyn Saks?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Elyn Saks for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Elyn Saks, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Elyn Saks or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Elyn Saks?

Booking fees for Elyn Saks, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Elyn Saks, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Elyn Saks?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Elyn Saks for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elyn Saks for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Elyn Saks or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Elyn Saks or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Elyn Saks is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Inspirational, Sports Motivation and Health. The estimated speaking fee range to book Elyn Saks for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Elyn Saks generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Allison Massari, James Garbarino and Cynthia Germanotta. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elyn Saks for an upcoming event.

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