Lisa Dailey

Lisa Dailey is the executive director of Treatment Advocacy Center, leading an energetic team to improve state and federal civil commitment laws and promote evidence-based policies to positively affect those with severe mental illness. Dailey joined Treatment Advocacy Center in 2015, bringing many years of nonprofit policy and advocacy experience. Her prior work includes representing refugees seeking asylum in the United States, in addition to serving for many years as a human rights and civil liberties litigator.

Dailey received a master’s in law degree from the University of Oxford after earning a Juris Doctor degree from Hamline Mitchell School of Law and bachelor’s degrees in psychology and English from Macalester College.