Marie-Therese Connolly

Marie-Therese Connolly is an American lawyer, Coordinator at the Elder Justice and Nursing Home Initiative, at the US Department of Justice, and Senior Trial Counsel, in the Civil Division.[1] She won a 2011 MacArthur Fellowship.[2]

Marie-Therese Connolly
Alma materStanford University, Northeastern University School of Law
Known forElder Justice Act


She graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in 1981, and from Northeastern University School of Law with a J.D. in 1984. She helped draft the Elder Justice Act.[3][4]

She is Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.[5] She is a Director of Life Long Justice at the Appleseed Foundation.


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-25. Retrieved 2011-09-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. ^ Christian Davenport (September 20, 2011). "MacArthur 'genius' grant goes to D.C. activist who fights elder abuse". The Washington Post.
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