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Brigid McNamara

Adjunct Professor

Brigid McNamara is a managing attorney with Access Disability, LLC. She focuses her practice on appellate law and all areas related to Social Security administrative law. From 2005 through 2008, she was an attorney at Stone, Leyton and Gershman, A Professional Corporation, where Brigid practiced in the areas of Social Security administrative law, litigation and appellate law. While at Stone, Leyton and Gershman, she represented more than 700 claimants before the Social Security Administration.

In January 2008, she began practicing Social Security administrative law as an attorney at Access Disability, LLC. While at Access Disability, LLC, she has represented more than 2,000 claimants before the Social Security Administration.

Brigid also serves as an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law. She is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. Brigid previously worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, the United Nations Fund for Population Activities and Catholic Charities.

Brigid received her B.A. degree from Boston College and her J.D. degree from Washington University. While attending Washington University, she served as a teaching assistant, and was the recipient of such honors as: a Dean’s Scholarship, the Order of Barristers and the Dean’s List.

Brigid is a board member of the non-profit organization Marygrove and the President and a founding member of the Young Professionals Board for Marygrove. She is also a frequent lecturer on such topics as representation of the homeless and handling difficult issues in Social Security disability claims.

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  • Courses
    • Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods