Margaret Murphy is the Associate Director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy. Ms. Murphy works in the Center's Connecticut office where she supervises the Center's Medicare administrative appeals projects and the work of the Center's attorneys and staff. She is a co-counsel in the Center’s federal class action challenging the improvement standard and various individual cases challenging improper Medicare policies and denials. Ms. Murphy serves on the Steering Committee of the Complex Care Committee of the Medicaid Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council. She has been appointed by Connecticut probate courts to represent incapacitated adults and has been an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law. Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Murphy worked for more than 20 years as a trusts and estates attorney. She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and serves as Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section. She speaks and writes frequently on Medicare and other legal topics. Ms. Murphy has a JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law and her BA from Mt. Holyoke College.