Shirley Sanematsu is a Senior Attorney at Western Center focusing on access to health care services. Before joining Western Center, Shirley was a staff attorney at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, and she has private practice experience in complex civil litigation and has represented and counseled health care providers on Medicaid and Medicare billing and corporate compliance issues. Shirley received her A.B. from Occidental College and her J.D. from UCLA’s School of Law, where she was a member of the Public Interest Law and Policy Program, and the Law Review.