Sarah Grusin is a Staff Attorney in the National Health Law Program’s North Carolina offices. Sarah works with the litigation team to develop innovative legal theories that protect and advance the health rights of low-income individuals.
Before joining the National Health Law Program, Sarah was a civil rights attorney at Loevy & Loevy, where she represented clients in federal civil rights actions across the country, including prisoner health care, wrongful conviction, and excessive force cases. Sarah’s trial teams won multi-million dollar verdicts in state and federal court.
She began her legal career as a clerk for the Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois after graduating from Yale Law School in 2014. During law school, Sarah founded the Yale Health Law & Policy Society and the Medical Legal Partnership Program, which now provides direct legal services to low-income patients at five health clinics. Sarah spent a summer with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and her second summer in Carrboro as an intern for NHelp, working on issues related to Medicaid managed care, EPSDT, and ongoing litigation.
Sarah graduated from the University of Chicago in 2010 and then spent a year as a Program Manager with Health Leads at Chicago Family Health Center and La Rabida Children’s Hospital, managing a group of volunteers to connect patients to social services, legal referrals, and navigate the health care system.
Having relocated to Carrboro, Sarah and her husband invested in kayaks and a Subaru because they aspire to live a more outdoorsy life in North Carolina.
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Note: Sarah is not licensed in North Carolina