Sarah Somers, J.D., M.P.H., is a managing attorney at the Network’s Southeastern Region Office and at the National Health Law Program’s (NHeLP) Chapel Hill office. She specializes in litigation and litigation support, and has expertise in Medicaid and disability issues. Sarah has provided training and analysis to advocates on issues related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Medicaid; the Americans with Disabilities Act; and other publicly-funded health care programs. She engages in research, writing and training on these and other issues. Before joining the Network and NHeLP, Sarah worked for DNA—People’s Legal Services and the Native American Protection and Advocacy Project on the Navajo Nation, where she represented children in special education and Medicaid cases. Sarah received her J.D. from the University of Michigan, her M.P.H. from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and her B.A. from Wellesley College. She is a member of the state bars of North Carolina; California; and Utah (inactive) and admitted to the First; Third; Fourth, Fifth, Sixth; and Ninth Circuit Federal Courts of Appeal.