Private Practice, Adjunct Professor of Law
A.B., Cornell; J.D., University of Chicago
B.A . Cornell University; J.D., University of Chicago Law School; Yale Law School, Yale Law Journal; Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and...Continue Reading
B.A . Cornell University; J.D., University of Chicago Law School; Yale Law School, Yale Law Journal; Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management. Margaret Farrell has been a law school professor, public interest lawyer and private practitioner in Washington D.C. since her graduation from the University of Chicago Law School in 1964. As a law professor, she has taught courses in the regulated industries, contracts, insurance and health care delivery at Yale Law School, the University of Virginia and Cardozo Law School. Profeesor Farrell has published numerous articles on health law, ERISA, public benefit programs, administrative law, civil litigation and the use of special masters. In addition, she served as a Special Master in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia overseeing the implementation of a class action settlement involving the constitutional right of persons with mental disabilities to services in the community. In 2004 she was a U.S. State Department Fulbright Lecturer in Law at Fudan University and at East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, where she taught public health law, contracts and insurance. Margaret Farrell was a member of Governance and Legal Audit Committee of the White House Health Care Task Force; served as staff liaison for the President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry and the United States Department of Labor; was a member of the D.C. Bar Ethics Committee and the Yale Law School Executive Committee; and was a founding member and served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Court Appointed Special Masters. In 2011-2012, Ms Farrell taught at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the University of Lund School of Law in Sweden as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights.