Mehrsa Baradaran is a law professor specializing in banking law. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Baradaran was born in Iran and immigrated to the United States with her family in 1986. Her sister Shima Baradaran is also a law professor.
She earned her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Brigham Young University and her law degree cum laude from New York University. She served as a member of the New York University Law Review. She was an Academic Research Fellow at the New York University School of Law.
She joined the faculty at the University of Georgia Law School in 2012. Prior to that position, she taught banking regulation, property, and administrative law at BYU. Mehrsa and Shima Baradaran were the first siblings in the BYU law school's 37-year history to simultaneously work as tenure-track faculty. While at BYU, she was named the 1L Professor of the Year by the Student Bar Association.
Baradaran practiced law in the Davis, Polk & Wardwell financial institutions group in New York City.
She served a Spanish-speaking mission in Houston, Texas, for the Church of Jesus Christ. She and her husband, Jared Bybee, are the parents of three children.