Emily Schneider is a fellow with the Health Policy and the Law Initiative at the O’Neill Institute. She focuses on health policy legal issues with an emphasis on access to coverage, affordability, transparency, and equity.

Schneider has worked with the Health Policy and the Law Initiative as a research assistant since 2022, conducting legal research and tracking litigation impacting national health policy issues. While in law school, she worked as a student attorney at the Harrison Center for Public Law, conducting research and advocacy to expand access to oral health care. She also served as president of Georgetown’s Health Law Society. Schneider interned with the Senate Finance Committee, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of General Counsel, and the Administration for Community Living. She also gained experience working in the healthcare regulatory practice at Sidley Austin LLP.

Prior to attending law school, Schneider worked as a public health analyst at RTI International, working on implementation and evaluation of alternative payment models with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. She also worked with the Kosovo Ministry of Health to expand access to palliative care at a national scale.

Schneider received her J.D. with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. She received her B.A. in Biology with a minor in Public Policy with honors from Dartmouth College.


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