Senior Staff Attorney
Lindsay LaSalle is a senior staff attorney in DPA’s office of legal affairs. LaSalle engages in litigation, legislative drafting, and public education in support of drug policy reform. She is particularly active in the areas of harm reduction and overdose prevention, including Good Samaritan and naloxone distribution laws, expanded access to medication-assisted treatment in both community and criminal justice settings, and supervised injection services, among others.
LaSalle received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where she served as development editor of the California Law Review, chair of the Berkeley Law Police Review Advocates, chair of Juvenile Hall Outreach, and a member of the Death Penalty Clinic. Prior to joining DPA, LaSalle worked at Morrison & Foerster LLP for three years on commercial litigation matters. She also maintained an active pro bono practice, which included representing incarcerated individuals at parole hearings and assisting clients with expunging their criminal records.
Before law school, she worked to expand access to affordable housing, child care, and charter schools at the Low Income Investment Fund. A native of Sacramento, she now lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter.